All that I know: ‘The front door opened’

This print is from the series All that I know, a portfolio of 10 prints that form part of the Tableaux of Dreams collection, a highly individual and deeply personal set of paintings, drawings, and etchings. The works deal with the unreliability of memory and a wish to ‘reimagine’ the past in a way that is better suited to our needs.

Etching, printed and hand tinted by the artist, on Saunders 300gsm paper in a strictly limited edition of 25 prints. Image size 27 x 21cm, Paper size 38 x 28cm, Framed size 57 x 47 x 3cm.



Peter Town is a born storyteller, gifted with an ability to translate both everyday quirks and deeper philosophical musing through his work. Often using strong lines, striking colours and symbolism in his pictures, Town has built a vibrant portfolio. Born in Bethnal Green, he grew up in Liverpool and was later educated at Bath Academy of Art and the Royal College of Art. Taking advantage of his ability to communicate ideas visually, he went on to enjoy a successful career as a designer while he continued to paint and develop his artistic style through drawing, painting, photography, and printmaking. While many of Town’s paintings use strong shapes and primary colours, such as the Stairscapes series, others are quieter and more contemplative, representing a more tranquil inner space. His Abstracts series features works where the narrative is more ambiguous but ever-present. He sees landscapes, interior spaces and natural forms as abstract shapes and colours, transcribing these in his unique style onto paper and canvas.