An Original Watercolour by Kent Painter Nigel Wade

34053 Sir Keith Park - An Original Watercolour Painting by Nigel Wade

34053 Sir Keith Park Painting

34053 Sir Keith Park, Battle of Britain Class Pacific by renowned Watercolour Artist Nigel Wade. Prints now available with a contribution of each sale to the Spa Valley Railway.

This 65 cm x 48 cm hyperrealism painting shows the steam locomotive on duty at Lealands on the Spa Valley Railway in Kent, hauling a rake of BR Southern Region coaches.
Owned by Southern Locomotives Limited this magnificent locomotive currently resides at Tunbridge Wells shed on the Spa Valley Railway 
Photo of 34053 Sir Keith Park at Basingstoke shed in the early 1960s (courtesy of SSL Collection)
Close up of the painting, showing the valve gear.

'Watercolour Realism'

The painting captures in minute detail all the glory of 34053 Sir Keith Park in steam against a backdrop of the beautiful Kent countryside. Nigel Wade is renowned for his landscapes and seascapes and his brand of hyperrealism, which he calls ‘Watercolour Realism’, lends itself to the intricacies of railway art. 

The original, mounted and framed.

'Beautifully Framed'

This original painting is expertly framed in distressed silver woodwork, with a double mounting and non reflective UV resistant glass.
Framed Size – 90 x 75cm

The frame can be changed to suit the buyer. 

Heritage Railway Magazine

 Many thanks to Heritage Railway Magazine for their kind support of this project. 

Limited and Open Edition Prints

With the original watercolour now sold, we have created a range of high quality prints so that admirers don’t miss out. These prints will enable us to maximise our fundraising for the Spa Valley Railway.

Nigel’s painting of 34053 Sir Keith Park will be available in a variety of formats to suit all budgets. ‘Limited Edition’ fine art prints will be produced on the finest quality papers. 

These prints will be signed, titled and numbered and of ‘archive’ quality, designed to last a lifetime.

Prints will be sent securely, ‘rolled’ in heavy duty postal tubes. 

If you would like mounted and/or framed versions please get in touch using the ‘Contact Me’ section.

Additionally, you may purchase ‘Open Edition’ prints which will be available in A4 and A3 and on smooth matt paper. 

10% of all print sale profits will go towards crucial fundraising at Spa Valley Railway.  Thank you for your support.