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.
1) In Memoriam: Three Trawlers; 2) Study for the Edge of Mount Etna by Keith Grant, 1) c. 1968; 2) 1964
© The artist
- 1) oil on canvas; 2) gouache
- 1) 91.5 x 91.5 cm; 2) 46 x 39 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- Laurence Harbottle through The Art Fund
There was only one survivor and over sixty lives were lost.
Collection of Laurence Harbottle.