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The son of Bri­tish artist Ju­lian Trevelyan has found a way to con­tinue his legacy and that of his artist wife Mary Fed­den (right). He plans to turn their for­mer home and stu­dio into a not-for-profit busi­ness where post­grad­u­ate stu­dents will be­come artists in res­i­dence.

For over 40 years, Fed­den, who spe­cialised in still lifes, and Trevelyan, who painted Sur­re­al­ist scenes, lived in a cot­tage-style out­house over­look­ing the River Thames at Chiswick, London. The build­ing will be re­de­vel­oped by Turner Prize-win­ning ar­chi­tec­ture prac­tice As­sem­ble us­ing funds raised by a Sotheby’s auc­tion on 23 Novem­ber. A gor­geous mix of art­works be­long­ing to and painted by the cou­ple will be up for sale, in­clud­ing an etch­ing given to the them by Pi­casso; Fed­den’s il­lus­tra­tions for the 1997 story Mot­ley the Cat; and Trevelyan’s Sheds ( left), as well as his ‘Jekyll’ land­scapes and ‘Hy­des’ can­vases. Head to the Bond Street gallery for the pre-sale view on 18–22 Novem­ber (sothe­

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