La Falaise à Penarth, Le Soir Marée Basse by Alfred Sisley

Sisley visited South Wales in 1897 and painted 20 views of Penarth near Cardiff.


Oil on canvas
54 x 65 cm
Art Fund grant:
£20,000 ( Total: £162,780)
Acquired in:

He was fascinated by the cliffs at Penarth and the spectacular tidal fall of the Bristol Channel. This view was painted from the cliff top walk from Penarth to Lavernock with the setting sun casting shadows from the cliff on to the beach below.


Edmund Decap by 22/3/09; Docteur Marguerite Tissier, Paris, 1925 and by descent, Sotheby's 30/11/93, lot 46.

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