New tapestry of the Beggar’s Banquet painting unveiled at Ashridge House
Critically acclaimed artist, musician, song writer, and esteemed Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood will collaborate with Ashridge House on a unique summer exhibition this August. To celebrate this exciting collaboration, a remarkable new large-scale tapestry of Ronnie’s original painting interpreting the iconic Beggar’s Banquet album now hangs in the imposing entrance of Ashridge House.
The original Beggar’s Banquet painting was acquired by a private collector in New York for a million dollars, Ronnie’s first million dollar painting! Ronnie told Ashridge House he created the painting by using sepia tones from the set colours used by Rembrant, one of Ronnie’s earliest influences.
‘Beggar’s Banquet’ by Ronnie Wood, 1990
The painting was inspired from the famous photo shoot of The Rolling Stones for their Beggar’s Banquet album at Sarum Chase mansion, Hampstead, London, 1968.
Ronnie Wood x Ashridge House will see Ronnie present a collection of original artworks including some of his most treasured paintings, a series of sculptures and a selection of etchings within the extraordinary interiors of Ashridge House. Many of the works are previously unseen and the exhibition will also include new pieces that he has produced during lockdown. There will be a room dedicated to Ronnie’s paintings of Ashridge House and its spectacular grounds, other highlights will include many of Ronnie’s favourite paintings, hand-picked for the Ashridge collaboration.
A remarkable new large-scale tapestry of Ronnie’s original painting interpreting the iconic Beggar’s Banquet album now hangs in the reception area at Ashridge House.
For more information on the Ronnie Wood x Ashridge House collaboration, please see here
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