Art Supply Shops:
www.zecchi.it In central Florence. Just about everything you need for oil painting here. Especially good are the sable brushes and the selection of prepared canvases.
www.cornelissen.com Great shop in Bloomsbury, central London with a good selection of long hogs’ hair filberts. Fast delivery service.
M.Saltmarsh. Lovely shop in Tunbridge Wells. Helpful and knowledgeable staff.
The National Portrait Gallery: www.npg.org.uk Superb collection of portraits – most noteworthy are the Reynolds, Lawrences, Sargents.
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery: www.nationalgalleries.org
Musée d’Orsay: www.musee-orsay.fr
The National Gallery: www.nationalgallery.org.uk
The Wallace Collection: www.wallacecollection.org
Le Louvre: www.louvre.fr
The Zorn Museum: www.zorn.se/en/
www.charlescecilstudios.com This atelier is one of the best schools for learning the sightsize technique. Charles Cecil is its inspirational teacher – a legend among art students in Florence.