Moonrise, Painswick, 1915 by Philip Wilson Steer

This artist was born in Birkenhead and the city's Williamson Art Gallery asked the Fund's help to acquire some of his works.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
60 x 90 cm
Art Fund grant:
£236 ( Total: £473)
Acquired in:
1942

In Moonrise, Painswick, the moon, appearing towards the centre of the picture, illuminates a slightly wooded landscape, with striking effect. A winding pathway leads through the centre of the composition. The grant was for four paintings and seven drawings.

Venue details

Williamson Art Gallery & Museum Slatey Road, BIRKENHEAD Merseyside CH43 4UE 0151 652 4177 www.williamsonartgallery.org

Entry details

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