Tag : Bevan

1931 South Front
Jul 11th, 2016 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Trent Park (part two)

Trent Park in 1903 (this is the south front, in spite of the label). Country Life, February 21st (Continued from part one) In 1909, just a few years after carrying out major work on Trent Park, Francis Augustus...

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The South Front 1903
Jun 18th, 2016 | | Patrick's Writing | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Trent Park (part one)

'Trent Place. Near Southgate, The Seat of Wigston Esq.', 1808. On two occasions so far I have been asked to work on houses with strong connections with my family. The first time was a charming Regency house in...

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Karlowska by Harold Gilman
Mar 6th, 2016 | | Patrick's Writing | No Comments

Stanislawa de Karlowska (part 2)

Robert Polhill Bevan. The Gate at Wszeliwy. This shows Stanisława, a few months after the birth of Bobby, with her three-year-old daughter Halszka at her parent's house In March 1901, not long after moving into...

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SdeK in smock
Mar 6th, 2016 | | Patrick's Writing | 2 Comments

Stanislawa de Karlowska (part 1)

Stanisława de Karłowska Stanisława de Karłowska (8 May 1876 - 9 December 1952), the Polish-born artist, was the daughter of Aleksander Prawdzic Karłowski and Paulina z Tuchołków. Her...

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Patrick Baty advised on the decoration at Boxted House
Dec 12th, 2010 | | Private Houses | 4 Comments

Boxted House, Essex

I could scarcely believe it when I received a telephone call from the new owners of Boxted House asking for assistance in the selection of paint colours. The house had previously belonged to my great uncle, Bobby...

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Patrick Baty has helped the Regency Town House Museum for many years
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Conservation | Museums | Organisations | Portfolio | No Comments

Brunswick Square, Hove

Over the years I have been assisting the Regency Town House with matters concerning paint and colour. On a personal level I have also lent the curatorial team a collection of family letters from 1824-1870, many of...

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Patrick was employed to produce a schedule of paint colours and finishes for this Elizabethan house
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Portfolio | Residences | No Comments

Cuckfield Park, Sussex

This was another project with family connections for me. Members of my father's family had spent a lot of time here in the nineteenth century as they lived at nearby Horsgate. I was able to show my clients...

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Cafe Royal
Nov 26th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | 3 Comments

Cafe Royal

The Grill Room - Restored The Cafe Royal was a restaurant and meeting place originally conceived and set up by Daniel Nicholas Thévenon, who was a French wine merchant. He had to flee France due to bankruptcy,...

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Christ Church, Oxford
Nov 25th, 2010 | | School and Universities | No Comments

Christ Church, Oxford

I was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of a number of areas in Peckwater Quad in Oxford's Christ Church. Curiously, I found myself sampling the doors of the rooms once occupied by my father in the...

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