Delivery by express courier normally with 5 working days of order.
Delivery & Purchase Information
The safe delivery of original artwork and paintings is a key priority and we pride ourselves on the quality of the packaging of the pictures we sell. Over 50% of our sales go to the USA. Specialist Insurance is included in final quote as standard. We endeavour to keep costs as low as possible, as a guide and dependant upon picture size Courier costs are as follows:
UK Mainland between £20 and £100 delivery normally within 4 days of dispatch
U.S.A. between $75 and $350. Delivery normally within 5 days of dispatch
European Union between €75 and €150 Euros. Delivery normally within 5 days of dispatch
The transport of your painting will be arranged as soon as full payment has been received and cleared. Tracking numbers will also be forwarded on to client
Safe and secure payment methods Payment methods currently accepted by White Court Art are as follows:
Wire Transfer, bank details sent upon request.
Credit Cards: Visa and MasterCard by secure emailed payment link
Cheques made payable to White Court Art Ltd
Unconditional Returns Policy
If for any reason you do not like an artwork you can return it within 14 days of receiving it and claim a full refund for the price of the work exclusive of postage and packaging costs. Please note that while you may not want it, someone else will so you are responsible for the safe return of the item in its original condition and packaging to claim a refund. We can offer advice on sending the artwork back to avoid damage in transit. In the unlikely event that the work arrives damaged, please contact us immediately.
Michael trained at Wimbledon and Camberwell Schools of Art from 1968 to 1973, studying under David Poole, President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, among others. Since then his large body of eye-catching, thought-provoking oils – which include natural and man-made landscapes, seascapes, floral arrangements, flowering fields, hedgerows, still-life and portraits – have become increasingly sought-out by collectors. Widely regarded as Britain's best living Impressionist.
Look carefully at one of his oil paintings and you feel the spiritual imperative that spurs him on to produce wonderful art on a daily basis. He is not a man who has devoted his entire life to painting because it is a job but because, like other masters of the genre, he cannot resist its pull. "A painting is but a prayer; a communication with the very essence of life, and sometimes an answers rises out of unfathomable depths, a voice of silence woven into pigments". Since his "St. Paul on the road to Damascus moment" while looking, as a teenager, at a Constable painting Michael "right there and then decided I had to paint". Over 40 years later he paints daily "it's like a ritual. I often paint from life and the act of painting is such an important experience that it often takes on spiritual significance. It's beyond logical thought".
Michael is acutely aware of his own footsteps continuing along the path of art history; following on and echoing the tradition of some of our great artists in seeking to portray the "impossible mark". He believes "painting is a conversation or dialogue with artists of the past. Paintings grow from the soil of other paintings".
Little wonder that he appears in some of the most prestigious galleries and collections. Private collectors purchase his work to experience the genuine thrill of owning his passionate interpretations of the world around us hanging on their walls and also making an astute future investment.
The National Museum of Wales, The Ashmolean, Oxford, Falmouth Art Gallery, the Royal Cornwall Museum, and Cornwall Council are some of the institutions holding his work. His reputation was much enhanced with The Tate St Ives ‘Porthmeor Beach: A Century of Images’ exhibition in 1995, in which more than fifty of his paintings were shown and brought him much kudos and new collectors of his beautiful paintings.