James Lynch


Books & Prints

There never was a finer day

Landscape paintings of Wessex with poems by Edward Thomas

Hard cover, 22x24cms, 72 pages, 23 full-page colour plates, 26 colour illustrations, published by Furlong Fields Publishing ISBN 978 9544394 5 3


The book features 24 landscapes of Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire, painted in egg tempera. There are big skies and panoramic views, with small indicators of human life in the bigger picture – chalk white horses, tractors ploughing, sunken lanes, vapour trails. Many of the paintings have been inspired by the poetry of Edward Thomas and the poems accompany the paintings.

Books will be signed by the artist.


Visionary Paintings of Wessex. A limited edition fine art publication


A beautifully produced illustrated hard-back book of paintings celebrating the West Country by James Lynch, with poetry by David Caddy, James Crowden and Mary Maher. The book contains 26 full colour illustrations of Lynch’s paintings, panoramic landscapes of Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset inspired by the painter’s passion for paragliding and flying alongside buzzards over old Wessex.

Published by Furlong Fields Publishing ISBN 0-9544394-1-4


Limited edition prints are available of the paintings below. They are printed on acid free art paper, individually signed and editioned.

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