An exponent of plein air realism, Heath was one of the first generation of Newlyn artists.
The Milk Cart by Frank Gascoigne Heath, c. 1920
Courtesy Penlee House Gallery and Museum
- Oil on canvas
- 101.6 × 152.4cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,000 ( Total: £23,600)
- Acquired in:
- W H Lane & Son, Penzance
From the 1920s onwards his use of colour and light led him to be known locally as the sunshine artist. This painting is typical of the period, and depicts two farmsteads at Boleigh, Lamorna, featuring the artists wife and their four children in the foreground.
Sold Sotheby's, Billinghurst, 1992. An Art Loss Register certificate has been supplied.
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