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REF: 5049

Medium - Oil on board

Size - 14" x 22½" (36cm x 57cm)

Recto – Signed and dated 73


Verso - Inscribed “Pink Rain Guards Band Buckingham Palace 95 GNS”

Isherwood has also added his trademark X (cross) which when asked why he did it, he replied “It means ‘God help me!’”



The artwork was authenticated by Molly Isherwood on behalf of the Isherwood estate in July 2002.


Condition – Very Good. There is a repaired 5” crack that runs vertically from one of the guard’s shoulders to the top edge of the painting. This is only visible under close inspection and is not distinguishable when this stunning painting is hung.

Pink Rain, Guards Band, Buckingham Palace by James Lawrence Isherwood

  • James Lawrence Isherwood was born in Wigan, England in 1917. Isherwood was a prolific 20th Century impressionsist/expressionist painter and is known for his Wigan Style and Wigan figure paintings. These together with his London and Wigan street scenes, are his most sought after works.

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