John Piper

John Piper was born in Salisbury in 1946 and soon moved to Cornwall. Having been influenced by the paintings he saw being shown in St Ives he began to exhibit his own work in the late 1960s. He was an art teacher in Penzance for twenty years before becoming a full time painter. He lives near Lands End and paints from his studio which overlooks the Penwith Moors.
His main influence is the Cornish landscape and his paintings depict the moors, headlands and cliffs and more recently farm buildings and cottages. His pieces and their compositions, usually with vast expanses in the foreground, are instantly recognisable. He lays paint down in several layers and sometimes draws into it. He works in oils on canvas or, for smaller pieces, on board.
He exhibits across the UK, Europe and North America and his works are collected across the world.

Autumn Fire
£2950.00

North Coast Blue
£1250.00

Miners Cottage
£1250.00

Blue Carn
£850.00

Summer Coast
£1450.00

Summer Blue
£2100.00

Penwith Blue Buryan
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Ash Skies
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Ochre Farm
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Soft Grey
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Autumn Track
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Penwith Coast
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Penwith Haze
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St Buryan
£4500.00

Blue Row
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Penwith Cottage
£750.00

Carn Mist
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Lichen Farm
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Penwith Morning
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Winter Farm
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Summer Hamlet
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Spring
£4500.00

Blues
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Penwith Blue
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Penwith Hamlet
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Ochre Field
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Isolated Farm
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Derelict Farm
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Winter Cottage
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Penwith Grey
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Russet Cottages
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Parsley Field
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Lichen Cottage
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Soft Mist
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November Farm
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Just Derelict
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Miners' Cottages, Early Evening
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Blustery Day
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Farm Gate
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Autumn Row
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Winter Cottages
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Farm
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Penwith Spring
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Misty Evening
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Cottage
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Miners' Row
£1000.00

Tinners' Row
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Blue Pines
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Across the Fields
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Penwith Farm
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Farm
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Evening Glow
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Winter Grey
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Evening Sun
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