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Watts Gallery

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Down Lane
Compton, Surrey GU3 1DQ United Kingdom
01483 810235 www.wattsgallery.org.uk

George Frederic Watts OM, RA (1817 – 1904) was widely considered to be the greatest painter of the Victorian era. A portraitist, sculptor, landscape painter and symbolist, Watts’s work embodied the most pressing themes and ideas of the time, earning him the title “England’s Michelangelo”.

The Artists’ Village

Discover Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village, a unique Arts & Crafts gem nestled in the Surrey Hills. See stunning Victorian paintings and sculpture before treating yourself in The Tea Shop. Wander to the nearby Grade I listed Watts Chapel or visit G F and Mary Wattses’ home, Limnerslease.

October 2019

In Print: Capturing Light

25/10/2019 - 05/01/2020
Watts Gallery, Down Lane
Compton, Surrey GU3 1DQ United Kingdom

The next instalment in our distinguished In Print annual exhibition series features over 50 beautiful and atmospheric prints depicting reflections, shadows and changing light on landscapes and interiors. Featured techniques include etching, wood engraving, linocut and screen printing.

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November 2019

William Orpen

19/11/2019 - 23/02/2020
Watts Gallery, Down Lane
Compton, Surrey GU3 1DQ United Kingdom

Celebrated for his career as an official war artist and commercially successful portraitist, Irish-born painter, Sir William Orpen KBE RA (1878 – 1931), is known for his rapid and expressive painting style.

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