John Moody (1906 - 1993)

Brunswick Square

SKU: 9861
Oil on canvas
21 x 29 ¬Ω in. (53.5 x 75 cm)

Height – 53.5cm x Width – 75cm


The Artist’s own collection; thence by descent

Brunswick Square, 1940, will be featured as one of the images in our forthcoming on line exhibition: Hidden Gems, Season Two: Windows

John and Nell Moody lived in Brunswick Square after their marriage in 1937. Moody painted this scene from a first floor window, shortly before the house was bomb-damaged during the Blitz. A popular artistic and literary space within Bloomsbury, former residents included Virginia Woolf, Duncan Grant, E.M. Forster and John Ruskin.

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John Moody
1906 - 1993

After training at the Royal Academy Schools and working from a studio offered to him by Eric Ravilious (1903 – 1942) and Edward Bawden (1903 – 1989), by the 1930’s, Moody was exhibiting at a variety of London venues and teaching at Wimbledon School of Art; he also became a founder member of the New Kingston Group of painters.  Fascinated by the Theatre he was later well known as an opera producer, commissioning stage sets from John Piper and Robert Medley. 


SKU: 11424

John Moody (1906 - 1993)

The quarter seated nude in bathing costume


SKU: 10091

John Moody (1906 - 1993)

Lady seated on a pew


SKU: 10092

John Moody (1906 - 1993)

Still life with pot plant on a tiled ground
SKU: 9999

John Moody (1906 - 1993)

Elm trees near Kingston, 1929


SKU: 4903

John Moody (1906 - 1993)

War, 1928


SKU: 4714

John Moody (1906 - 1993)

Houlgate, Normandy, 1926


SKU: 4715

John Moody (1906 - 1993)

Houlgate, Normandy, in Mist, 12th Sept 26