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Bristol's Greatest Woman Painter Predicted Northern Rock Crisis
bristol | miscellaneous | opinion/analysis Tuesday December 04, 2007 00:51 by Tony Gosling - Dialect
but Bristol City Art Gallery Stash The Painting In Their Vaults
In correspondence earlier this year I asked Bristol City Art Gallery's Conservator Carolyn Lamb and Fine Art Curator Sheena Stoddard why one of Rolinda Sharples' most famous paintings was languishing in their vaults, where I checked it was still in good condition.
I asked them to dust it off and get it back in the public gallery as it was rather a prophetic piece. Ironicly these two women decided not to put on show another woman's great work, which arguably takes a pop at the exclusively man's world of banking... They sent me a polite refusal.