1) Rye from the Marsh, Twilight; 2) Rye Church from North East; 3) Hastings, Old Town by Albert Goodwin

Three watercolours including Rye from the Marsh, 1919 (main illustration).


Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
1) 32 x 50 cm; 2) 26 x 35 cm; 3) 34 x 51 cm
Acquired in:
2009
Presented by:
Arthur and Helen Grogan through The Art Fund

Part of a gift of 167 works presented to nine museums by Arthur and Helen Grogan through the Art Fund. The Grogans are two architects with a passion for British 19th- and 20th century works – paintings, drawings, ceramics and decorative. They became tenants of the National Trust property Standen in West Sussex designed by William Morris’s friend Philip Webb and lovingly recreated it as an Arts and Crafts family home. The house was the perfect setting for the Pre-Raphaelite and New English Art Club pictures they already had, and they continued to buy, always with an eye to what would suit the rooms. When the Grogans relinquished their tenancy, they donated several works to Standen and others formed part of this large gift.

Provenance

Arthur and Helen Grogan.

Venue details

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery Bohemia Road, HASTINGS East Sussex TN34 1ET 01424 451 052 www.hmag.org.uk

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