Tuke rented a cottage in Falmouth and it is from the cottage garden that this view was taken.
A Morning Gossip by Henry Scott Tuke, 1885
© Falmouth Art Gallery
- Oil on panel
- 27 x 34 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £17,667 ( Total: £34,500)
- Acquired in:
- W H Lane & Son, Penzance
The figures are Mrs Andrews and Mrs Fouracre, who is holding her baby Richard. Richard later appears in Tuke's well known work 'The Message' which is in Falmouth Art Gallerys collection and was selected for the Royal Academy Art Treasures from England exhibition in 1998.
J.S.Bartlett; exhibited 19th Century Art Society Spring 1886; Prof John Heckinlively by circa 1985.
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