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.


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

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.

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Williamson Art Gallery & Museum Slatey Road, BIRKENHEAD Merseyside CH43 4UE 0151 666 3537

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