Boulogne Sands: Children Shrimping by Philip Wilson Steer

The picture is a good example of Steer's early experimental period when he was assimilating the methods of the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
48 x 57 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £22,000)
Acquired in:
1979
Vendor:
Browse & Darby

The influence of Seurat is particularly felt in the way the surfaces are systematically divided into complementary colours, applied with small dabs of the brush.

Provenance

Sir Augustus Daniel; N.M.Daniel, sold Sotheby's., June 1978.

Venue details

Ferens Art Gallery Queen Victoria Square, HULL East Yorkshire HU1 3RA 01482 613 902 www.hullcc.gov.uk/museums

Entry details

Free to all

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