This painting is one of a series of six painted as decorative panels for the small drawing room at Sharlands House, Braunton, which was built by Albert Schwabe (the artist's brother-in-law) for Dr Elliston Wright (a relative by marriage to Albert Schwabe).
Harbour Scene (Appledore Quay) by Thomas Adolphus Falcon, c. 1914
© The artist's estate/ Photo: North Devon District Council
- Oil on canvas Dimensions: 161 x 82.5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,930 ( Total: £2,640)
- Acquired in:
Braunton overlooks Barnstaple Bay and Appledore is on the other side of the Taw estuary. The work is interesting both as a record of the layout of this fishing and ship-building village, and also as an early example of its inspirational role for artists 100 years ago.
Sharlands House, Braunton until 1992; private dealer; Bonham's.
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