The Boatbuilder's Yard, Cancale, Brittany by Henry Herbert La Thangue

The work depicts a girl sitting on a workbench with her knitting, in front of a partially constructed boat.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76 x 81 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £46,000)
Acquired in:
1987
Vendor:
David Messum Fine Art Ltd

Tools lie on the ground. The boatbuilder's yard was at Cancale near St Malo in Brittany.

Provenance

David Messum Gallery.

Venue details

National Maritime Museum Romney Road, Greenwich, LONDON London SE10 9NF 020 8312 6608 www.rmg.co.uk/national-maritime-museum

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