In 2017 a significant collection of over 100 works by Cedric Morris was gifted to Gainsborough’s House. Works in the collection include landscape and portrait paintings as well as drawings, prints and even Cedric Morris’s palette. Uniquely the works remained part of Cedric Morris’s private collection until his deathin 1982. Maggi Hambling, who was a student and friend of Cedric Morris, has been instrumental in introducing the collection to Gainsborough’s House and in selecting the paintings and drawings for this exhibition.
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