The work encapsulates the essence of the Cornish landscape.
Greystone by Peter Lanyon, 1953
© Sheila Lanyon
- 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.