The drawing is a spacious study of the coastal town of Glenarm, seen from the south.
Glenarm, Co Antrim by Henry Gastineau, 1857
Photograph © Ulster Museum
- 132 x 75 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- I Sawbridge through The Art Fund
In the middle distance are the turrets of the castle, the spire, the chimneys, and the bridge backed by a sea of almost Mediterranean blue, while, beyond the bay, the familiar headlands recede, tier by tier, to the hazy horizon. In the foreground is a wealth of foliage and a variety of peasant figures.