Dame Vera Lynn artworks go on display in East Sussex

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Force sweet art! Dame Vera Lynn picked up an easel and oil while the 20 paintings were on display.

  • Dame Very Lynn was a seasoned artist and world-renowned singer.
  • Since his death at the age of 103, about 300 paintings have been cataloged.
  • An exhibition of her 20 paintings is on display at Ditchling in East Sussex.










As a Force lover, her song gave hope to the people during the darkest times of World War II.

But lesser-known is that Dame Vera Lynn was also a skilled painter with a talent for colorful portraiture. Her talent has long remained a secret outside of family and close friends.

Currently, 20 of her paintings are on display in the village of Ditchling in East Sussex, where an East Sussex-born singer lived in her later years.

Dame Vera Lynn in the photo has been a skilled painter who has completed over 300 cataloged works of art since her death at the age of 103.

Currently, 20 of her paintings are on display in the village of Ditchling in East Sussex. In East Sussex, a singer born in East Sussex lived in his later years.

Currently, 20 of her paintings are on display in the village of Ditchling in East Sussex. In East Sussex, a singer born in East Sussex lived in his later years.

The curator was amazed at her work after finding more than 300 paintings in the archive after her death in 2020 at the age of 103.

The curator was amazed at her work after finding more than 300 paintings in the archive after her death in 2020 at the age of 103.

Yesterday, Stephanie Fuller, director of the Ditchling Museum, said the seven oil paintings depicted here were unnamed life models sitting in a class taken by Dame Vera at the London School of Painting in Arthur Segal after the war. Said it was all about

Yesterday, Stephanie Fuller, director of the Ditchling Museum, said the seven oil paintings depicted here were unnamed life models sitting in a class taken by Dame Vera at the London School of Painting in Arthur Segal after the war. Said it was all about

Near later, she took more classes locally in Ditchling.Seven oil paintings are on display near her former home

Near later, she took more classes locally in Ditchling.Seven oil paintings are on display near her former home

The curator was amazed at her work after finding more than 300 paintings in the archive after her death in 2020 at the age of 103.

Yesterday, Stephanie Fuller, director of the Ditchling Museum, said the seven oil paintings depicted here were unnamed life models sitting in a class taken by Dame Vera at the London School of Painting in Arthur Segal after the war. Said it was all about. She later took a local class in Ditchling.

Fuller added that her work is “good quality”, but its value is “in a sense valuable” because of her connection.

Virginia Lewis-Jones, 75, daughter of Dame Vera, said:

The exhibition “Dame Vera Lynn: An Extraordinary Life” also features a secret order from King George VI to appear on Princess Elizabeth’s 16th birthday and in the 1944 Burma Travel Diary. It runs until April 18th.

The painting features a life model sitting in a class for wartime power lovers

The painting features a life model sitting in a class for wartime power lovers

Virginia Lewis-Jones, 75, daughter of Dame Vera, said:

Virginia Lewis-Jones, 75, daughter of Dame Vera, said:

The exhibition

The exhibition “Dame Vera Lynn: An Extraordinary Life” also features a secret order from King George VI to appear on Princess Elizabeth’s 16th birthday and in the 1944 Burma Travel Diary. Operates until April 18

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