5 February 2016

George Frederic Watts: Artist’s Studio Remodelled And Breathtaking

Walking into the newly renovated and remodelled Watts Studio was breathtaking . A contemporary public entrance of oak and glass has been added reflecting the honesty of the original Arts and Craft house designed by architect Sir Ernest George. The attention to detail from the local materials e.g. oak and terracotta to the colour choices […]

5 January 2016

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George Frederic Watts Studio To Reopen To The Public After Renovations

George Frederic Watts studio in Compton, Surrey will open to the public, for the first time since major renovations, on 26 January.  The studio was of the home and workplace to the celebrated Victorian artist, and his wife, the sculptor, designer and potter Mary Watts. The restoration was generously supported by a £2.4 million lead grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. From January, […]