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Original paintings by Richard Sowman at The Biscuit Factory.

Richard Sowman

Richard Sowman studied at Byam Shaw and Falmouth School of Art from 1971 to 1975 where his tutors included Euan Uglow, Francis Hewlett and Bob Organ. Currently based in Cornwall, Richard is a highly respected and dedicated painter with work shown at the Royal Academy and galleries throughout Europe. After art school he worked for many years in carpentry and sailing boats returning to full-time painting in 1999.

His paintings are technically superb pictorial essays in light and shade; each capturing what he describes as ‘a dramatic alchemy’, the transformation of things and places when hit by sunlight or immersed in shadow. Although unpopulated his works are full of narrative and often an element of mystery. His eye seeks the quiet places left by humanity: the relics of a once busy boat shed or a seemingly abandoned jetty, a terrace of empty chairs vacated minutes or perhaps years before. There are however no ghosts in these timeless corners of old Cornwall, instead Richard shows us a warm, inviting, sun dappled world of tranquillity and beauty.

Copper III original oil painting by Richard Sowman for sale at The Biscuit Factory art gallery. Image shows an expressive painting of a green copper bowl on a bright tableclothSold

Copper III

£750.00
Box, White Bird by Richard Sowman, original oil painting for sale at The Biscuit Factory art gallery. Image shows a painting of a brown box on a multicoloured rug.

Box, White Bird

£895.00
Bolivian Rug original oil painting by Richard Sowman for sale at The Biscuit Factory art gallery. Image shows a painting of a brown box half in shadow on a multicoloured rug.

Bolivian Rug

£750.00

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Cow Drink oil painting by Richard Sowman for sale at The Biscuit Factory art gallery. Image shows an abstract painting representing a pond surrounded by green and white foliage.

Cow Drink

£750.00
Steps Down original oil painting by Richard Sowman. Image shows an abstract painting of stone steps amongst green foliage with blue water and sky beyond.

Steps Down

£750.00

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Washing Place, Ferns original painting by Richard Sowman for sale at The Biscuit Factory art gallery. Image shows a stone trough with water surrounded by ferns and grass.

Washing Place, Ferns

£1,250.00
Water Meadow original painting by Richard Sowman for sale at The Biscuit Factory. Image shows an expressive painting of trees and foliage beside a body of water.

Water Meadow

£750.00
Sitting, an original oil painting for sale by Richard Sowman at The Biscuit Factory art gallery. Image shows a painting of a wooden chair in a sunny courtyard

Sitting

£1,225.00
Garlic Walk, original oil painting by Richard Sowman for sale at The Biscuit Factory art gallery. Image shows a painting of a river and riverbank.

Garlic Walk

£1,190.00
Steps in June, an original oil painting by Richard Sowman for sale at The Biscuit Factory. Image shows a painting of red brick steps with green and pink foliage next to it.

Steps in June

£1,225.00
November I, an original oil painting by Richard Sowman for sale at The Biscuit Factory art gallery. Image shows an expressive painting of bare trees with a snowy skySold

November I

£320.00
November II, an original oil painting by Richard Sowman for sale at The Biscuit Factory art gallery. Image shows an abstract painting of bare tree branches with snow and a dark landscape beyond.

November II

£320.00
In the Trees, original oil painting by Richard Sowman for sale at The Biscuit Factory. Image shows an expressive painting of a tree house.

In the Trees

£750.00
Buy 'Hollyhocks, Ladder', an original painting by Richard Sowman at The Biscuit Factory.

Hollyhocks, Ladder

£895.00
An original painting by Richard Sowman at The Biscuit Factory.

Bowline on a Bight

£1,250.00