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Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers

Painter-Stainers Hall

The Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers is one of the Royal Charter in 1581. Now, the Company is less of a trade association of painters, and more of a charitable company; it is also a supporter of various art schools and universities.

Eleven Liverymen have served the office of Lord Mayor since 1922.

The Company ranks twenty-eighth in the order of precedence of Livery Companies. The Company's motto is Amor Queat Obedientiam, Latin for Love Can Compel Obedience.

The livery company's hall is situated between Huggin Hill and Little Trinity Lane, in the ward of Queenhithe.

Distinguished members

Through the centuries the Company has included many distinguished artists including:

See also

External links

  • The Painter-Stainers' Company
  • A brief history of the house-painting trade in London ca.1660-1850 can be found in this essay by the English historian of paint and colour, Patrick Baty

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