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Tracing Copyright

The Government Art Collection has works of art in its care whose copyright status is unclear. To ensure our records are as accurate as possible we are publishing the list below in the hope that you may be able to help us trace copyright ownership. Unless otherwise specified, the dates given below correspond to the artist's lifespan.

If you have any information that you think may be relevant please email us at gac@culture.gov.uk

ArtistsKnown Dates
Arthur Gerald Ackermann1876-1960
Justus Akeredolu1915-1984
Reginald Geoffrey Allard1947
E P Allen1953-1957
F E Allen1930-1939
James Allen1941
Janet Allen1959
Trevor Allen1939-2008
Kate Amaral1950-1970
Philip M Amonoo1960-1964
D L Amos1964-1966
Cuthbert G M Anderson1904
Madeleine Elizabeth Anderson1910-1976
Robin Andersonc.1900
A W Anthony1960-1990
Kofi Antubam1922-1964
Keith R Armour1931
Charles Geoffrey Arnold1915
Elizabeth Mary Aslin1923-1989
J d'Avila
James Bacon and Sons
Gerry Badger1948
Robin Bagihole1942
Mary Ball1922
Percy des Carrieres Ballance1899
Peter Barker-Mill1908-1994
James G Bates1950-1955
S F Bates1945-1955
Keith Stuart Baynes1887-1977
Alec Bellamy1968-1971
Henry Belton1960-1965
John Archibald Alexander Berrie1887-1962
John Archibald Alexander Berrie (after)1887-1962
Don Bessant1941
Gladys Best1898
Douglas H Billin1950-1955
Douglas Robertson Bisset1908
Clarence Edward Blackburn1914-1984
Josselin Bodley1893-1974
Konstantin Fedorovitsch Bogajewsky1872-1942
Phyllis Bone1896-1972
Wendela Boreel1895-1985
Charles Gordon Borrowman1892-1956
George Boucas1879-1941
Boulenc (Colonel D B Butler)1908-1969
Marius Boven1896
Martin Bradley1931
Leonard Griffith Brammer1906-1994
D Brentegani
Christian Brett1915
Corina Briceño1943
Barbara A Brine1970-1975
Robert Broadley1908-1988
Audrey Brockbank1938
Lydia Isaakovna Brodskaya1910-1991
Donald Stuart Brown1954-1956
Samuel John Milton Brown1873-1965
Barbara Brownlee1940
Mario von Bucovich1884
Luiz Ortizao Burnay1940-1950
William Alexander Burns1921-1972
James Burr1926
Charles Burton1929
Clive Burton1947
Adrian Bury1891-1991
Jean Camp1950-1955
George Campbell1917-1979
John Carter1942
A D H Cary1950-1952
William Sidney Causer1880-1958
Jim Cave
Douglas Granville Chandor1897-1953
Chien-Ying Chang1915-2005
Florence Edith Cheesman1877-1964
John Christie1945
Katharine Church1910-1999
Thomas Brown Clark1895-1983
A A Clayton1955-1965
Alice Margaret Coats1905-1978
Charles David Cobb1921-2014
John Whitlock Codner1913-2008
Dorothy Josephine Coke1897-1979
Ada Louise Collier1870-1948
Bill Colman1937
Philip Connard1875-1958
Frank Connelly1948
Alfred Charles Conrade1863-1955
John C Cook1952
Donald Cook1989-1991
Harold Swinnirton Cook1965-1970
Anthony Cooke1933
Victor Cooley
Janine Cooper1943
David Coster1952
Finlay Coupar1975-1980
Harold Percy Cox1940-1950
Chris Crabtree1948
Frank Barrington Craig1902-1951
Cyril Alfred Crane1918
Esme Cromer1922
Muriel Cuckney1911-2004
Tom Curr1887-1958
Bernard Dangerfield1948-1949
John Davidson1944
Gordon Daviesc1918
Arthur Davis
Anthony Day
Cari Dell1900-1965
Gillian Dennison1960-1965
Brigid Derham1943-1980
Margaret de Courcy Lewthwaite Dewar1878-1959
Ernest Michael Dinkel1895-1983
Desmond Dobbin
Enslin Du Plessis1894-1978
Sally Ducksbury1953-1965
Thomas Cantrell Dugdale1880-1952
Janette Dunnet1953
Alfred Edmund Dyer1925-1955
Thomas Eccles1960-1965
Olive Edis1876-1955
Michael Edwards1951
Elliott and Fry1864-1963
Theodore L Else1950-1955
David Evans1950-1955
Malcolm Fielding
Elisabeth Flowerday1975
A E Foreman1953
Foulsham and Banfield
Maurice Frederick Foxell1888-1981
P D Fraser1940
Mary Freeman1968-1971
John Furnival1933
Hubert E Furse1945-1957
Ian Garson1950
Charles Gautier
Charles Ginner1878-1952
Eric Goodliffe1948-1952
S N Gorakshakar1950-1952
Fergus Graham1900-1968
William Graham1923
Lesley Marlene Graves1950
L del Greco1950-1955
H J M Green1960-1965
Karen Gregoryc1945
John Griffiths1926-2012
Peter Grosz1970-1975
Molly Guion1910-1982
John Hacker1936
Nicholas Hacking1956
Michael Hale1934
Kenneth Hall1910-1946
Minnie O B Hall1950-1980
Michael Halliday1970-1980
Arthur Creed Hambly1900
Alan Hardie1946
Martin Hardie1875-1952
E Vincent Harris1879-1971
Anthony Harrison1931-2012
Philip Harrison1936
J D M Harvey1930-1940
Ernest William Haslehurst1866-1949
Dennis Hawkins1925-2001
John S Hawley1939
Ioni Heath1970-1980
Susan Hilton1960-1965
Arthur J Hilyer1960-1965
Peter Holland1949-1953
Paul Hopper1950
Cedric Horner1959-c.2000
Edward Hoskins1939
Richard Hough1945-1985
David Houghton1960-1970
Charles Howard1899-1978
Anna Hope ("Nan") Hudson1869-1957
Jane Hull
Marie Atkinson Hull1890-1980
James H Humphries1925-1955
Miles Hunter1955
Leslie Hurry1909-1978
Rudolf Ihlee1883-1968
Dimitri Ismailovitch1892-1976
Nicolette Ismay1952
Charles Randle Jackson1911-1962
Marilyn Jacobc.1953
Jayes
Elizabeth Tuke Jenkins1906
Sir William Goscombe John1860-1952
Alan Jones1941
Barbara Mildred Jones1912-1978
Bob Jones1937
James Idwal Jones1900-1985
Robert Jones1943
W Dennis Jones1950-1960
Sam Kaner1924-1990
Cecil Keeling1912-1976
Lydia Kemeny20th century
Cedric J Kennedy1898-1968
Mary Kessell1914-1977
Kathleen King1904
Suzanne King1955
Anthony Kirk
Eve Kirk1900-1969
Doris Krause1992
Margret Kroch-Frishman1897-1972
John Gascoigne Lake1903-1975
Julian Lamar1893-1967
Percy Lancaster1878-1951
Reginald Montague Lander1913
Gillian Lawson1936
Patricia Lear1952
Jessica Lee1960-1962
Peter Lee
Bill Leeson1934
John Leigh-Pemberton1911-1997
Paul Pierre Lemagny1905-1977
Richard Lin1933
Sydney Mackenzie Litten1887-1949
Isbecia Llavaneras1956
Charles Lloyd1930
Diana Lodge1906-1998
Alan Lumsden1970-1980
Patricia Lumsden1957-1962
Peter Charles Lyon1951
Henry Macbeth-Raeburn1860-1947
Frances Macdonald1914
William Alister MacDonald1860-1956
Sine Mackinnon1901-1996
William J MacLeod1928-1950
Iain Macnab1890-1967
Charles Madden1906
Frederick Mager1882
Sidney March1875-1968
Francis Patrick Martin1883-1966
Juan Martinez1965-1975
Raymond Martinez1937
Bertram Mascall1975-1980
Bateson Mason1910-1977
Frederick George Masters1950-1955
Terry McGlynn1903-1973
Michael S McIntyre20th century
Frank McKelvey1895-1974
Juliet McLeod1917-1982
Anne McNair1970-1980
Dorothy Mead1928-1975
Campbell Archibald Mellon1878-1955
Graham Meredith1945
Luis Mezzadra1950-1960
Lil Michaelis1911-1987
David Millar1970-1980
N A L Miller1950-1955
John Milne1931-1978
Malcolm Midwood Milne1887-1954
Thomas Stuart Milner1909-1969
David Mindline1979
Miyanda1957
Miles Fletcher de Montmorency1893-1963
John Charles Moody1884-1962
James Morgan1935
John Murphy II1930
Arthur Franklin Musgrave1878-1969
Martin Naylor1944
J B Nellist1955-1957
William Newcombe1907-1969
Algernon Newton1880-1968
Bertram Nicholls1883-1974
Paul Nicholls1949
John Hobson Nicholson1911
John Nicoll1925
Uli Nimptsch1897-1977
Brenda Noble1935
John Rushton Noble1927
Kim Nygaard1975-1980
John O'Connor II1945
Michael Oelman1941
Alan Oram1970-1980
Edward Palmer1950-1952
John Palmer1923
William John Palmer-Jones1887-1974
C V Parker1949-1960
Francesco Parrotti1870-1950
Elizabeth G Paul1975-1980
Henry Arthur Payne1868-1940
Norah Pearse1885-1980
Christopher Penny1947-2001
Edmund Perini1975-1980
Sylvia Perrott1958-1962
A W Peters1910-1940
Julia Phelps1948-1993
John Pimlott1905
A J Pitcher1880-1920
Charles Terry Pledge1887-1962
Hilda Chancellor Pope1917-1976
Patricia Pratt1975-1980
Stanley Price1950-1953
Margaret Fisher Prout1875-1963
James Peter Quinn1871-1951
Robert Rankin1958-1962
Agnes Reeve1896-1984
Russell Sidney Reeve1895-1970
Patricia A Regnart1939
Max Reynolds1950-1956
Bob Rhodes1946
Eleuterio Riccardi1884-1963
Edward Ripley1929
Ivan Ripley1939-2008
Enid Robbie1931-2001
Kate Roberts20th century
Ivor Roberts-Jones1913-1996
Barbara Robertson1945
Patrick Robertson1950-1960
Peggy Robertson1953-1955
Cecilio Guzmán de Rojas1899-1950
Gerald Rowe1924
Ru van Royem1950-1965
Robert Russell1902
Amanda Ryder1954
Ado1936-1994
Rudolf Helmut Sauter1895-1977
Ernest Savage1906
Peter Schmidt1931-1980
Herbert Seiler1928-2008
E Mary Shelley1920-1930
Marjorie Sherlock1897-1973
B Sherman1960-1965
Elizabeth Sibley1957
Josephine Simmonds1940
Beryl Sinclair1901-1967
Gail Singer1924-1985
Roy Smallman1944
Albert Smith
Andrew Smith1966-1970
Sandra D Smith1960
Joyce Spencer1924
Shirley Stevenson1956
Alistair N Stewart1905
Catriona Stewart
Ian Strang1886-1952
Jeanne Stubbing
Mary Newbury Sturrock1890-1985
Julian Sullivan1938-1983
Jeanette Sutton1975-1978
David Tarttelin1929
Bruce Taylor1921
Frank Taylor1939-1950
Frederick Taylor1875-1963
Lesley Teave1965
Eugenio Tellez1939
John Thirsk1945
David R Thomas1916-1990
Michael Thompson1965-1966
I Thomson
Malcolm J Thomsonc1950
Geoffrey Tibble1909-1952
Victor Till1977
Arthur R Middleton Todd1891-1966
Henry Houghton Trivick1908-1982
Nicholas Tucker1948
Charles Tunstall Small1888-c.1958
Eric Moss Tunstall1897-1987
John Urban1943
Pauline Vincent1940
Elizabeth Von Holleben20th century
Stewart J Waghorn1950-1955
L H Walker1975-1980
Charles Wyatt Warren1908-1993
John Watson1923-1992
Pamela Watson1955-1960
Nicholas Waygood1950
Clifford Cyril Webb1895-1972
John Robert Webster1934
Victor Weisz ("Vicky")1913-1966
Mary Welby1992
Emily R Wentworth
Edwin Whitney-Smith1880-1952
Derek Wilkinson1929-2001
John Christopher Temple Willis1900-1969
Janette Wilson1951
Tony Wilson
Kay Wolf1970-1980
Wilfred Rene Wood1888-1976
William Thomas Wood1877-1958
Gerald Woods1942
Harold Workman1897-1975
Leslie J Worthington1940-1960
C J Wyatt1915
Masao Yoshida1935
Zoran Yovanovich1965-1975