Category: Laura Knight - Oil Paintings and Watercolours
Location: Johannesburg Art Gallery . S Africa
Image Available From: Bridgeman
Pixels: 5574 x 4643
Tags: Babies and children, Cornwall, Fishing and Boats, Holidays, Seascapes
Oil on Canvas 60 x 72¼ inches
First exhibited London: Royal Academy 1910 No. 360
Sir Hugh Lane purchased this work for the Johannesburg Art Gallery from the RA 1910 exhibition.
The artist stated “ big ( roughly same size as ultimate paintings) studies were made out of doors on every detail OPGP p. 169
There is an article in the RA archives whereby Arthur Harris identifies himself as one of the boys depicted in the picture. He goes on to state that his only reward was severe sunburn and lots of splinters from the boats.
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