A Rocky Shore, Heysham, Morecambe Bay by Reginald Aspinwall

The painting depicts Heysham Head, a prominent landmark on the coast just south of Morecambe, and the sea shore looking south towards Sunderland Bank and the Lune Estuary.

Details

Category:
Topographical
Medium:
Watercolour Dimensions: 71 x 127 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,250 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
Michael Fulda, Fulda Gallery

The beautiful shoreline belies the great dangers to the unwary of treacherous quicksands, deep gullies and fast moving tides. The bay is the ideal enviroment for shell fish and is historically associated with the traditional local occupations of mussel and cockle gathering.

Provenance

Michael Fulda, Fulda Gallery.

Venue details

Fleetwood Museum Queen's Terrace, FLEETWOOD Lancashire FY7 6BT 01253 876 621 www.fleetwoodmuseum.co.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £3)

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