1) In Memoriam: Three Trawlers; 2) Study for the Edge of Mount Etna by Keith Grant

It is thought the painting 'In Memoriam' refers to the Hull Triple Trawler Tragedy of 1968 in which three trawlers from Hull were lost off the coast of Iceland in a three week period during the worst Icelandic storms since 1925.


Details

Medium:
1) oil on canvas; 2) gouache
Dimensions:
1) 91.5 x 91.5 cm; 2) 46 x 39 cm
Acquired in:
2006
Presented by:
Laurence Harbottle through The Art Fund

There was only one survivor and over sixty lives were lost.

Provenance

Collection of Laurence Harbottle.

Venue details

Southampton City Art Gallery Civic Centre, SOUTHAMPTON Hampshire SO14 7LP 023 8083 2277 www.southampton.gov.uk/art

Entry details

Free to all
Offers with National Art Pass

Mon – Fri, 10am – 3pm
Sat, 10am – 5pm
 

Share this article