Greystone by Peter Lanyon

The work encapsulates the essence of the Cornish landscape.


Oil on board
39 x 22.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,500 ( Total: £16,000)
Acquired in:
Spink-Leger Pictures

The paint recalls the granite of outcrops, boulders, hedges and the signs of prehistoric occupation, the whitewash and slate of housing, the green of field and cliff top, and the yellow of mustard or gorse.


Private collection acquired directly from the artist to 1999; Sotheby's 1999.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000

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