Constructing South Pier, Mevagissey by Sir Frank Brangwyn

This work was painted during the artist's visit to Cornwall in 1888 and the style shows the strong influence of the Newlyn School and the use of their particular method of painting known as the 'square brush technique'.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
51 x 76 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £34,000)
Acquired in:
2006
Vendor:
Leicester Galleries

This allowed the artist to be less distracted by detail and added vitality to the work. The treatment of the sea in this work is a particularly masterly use of the technique.

Provenance

Sir Edward Green; by descent to Sir Stephen Lycett Green; Leicester Galleries.

Venue details

Falmouth Art Gallery Municipal Buildings, The Moor, FALMOUTH Cornwall TR11 2RT 01326 313 863 www.falmouthartgallery.com

Entry details

Free to all

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