After the Hurricane, Nymans, West Sussex

Cherryl Fountain (b.1950)
National Trust Inventory Number 1206487

Category Paintings
Date 1988 (monogrammed on reverse)
Materials Acrylic on canvas
Measurements 445 x 552 mm (17 1/2 x 21 3/4 in)
Place of origin Nymans Gardens
Collection Nymans Estate, West Sussex (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Acrylic painting on canvas, After the Hurricane, Nymans, West Sussex, by Cherryl Fountain (b.1950), inscribed on the back 'CF' in monogram, 'Nymans' and '1988'. Painting of fallen trees with statue in foreground and Nymans ruins in background, in a wooden frame. This shows part of the garden ay Nymans after the Great Storm of October 1987. The artist's viewpoint is from the south-east, just off the lawn. The figute of 'The Poacher' presides, if unsteadily, over the scene of devastation (it subsequently went into conservation).

Provenance

Commissioned by the National Trust's Foundation for Art, 1988.

Marks and inscriptions

Verso: A label on the back reads "The National Trust Foundation for Art / Stormstruck."

Makers and roles

Cherryl Fountain (b.1950), artist

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Place of origin Nymans Gardens (1)
Materials Canvas (9982)
Wood (125965)
Category Paintings (12561)
Collection Nymans Estate, West Sussex (Accredited Museum) (4655)
Periods 20th century (172857)
Maker Cherryl Fountain (b.1950) (6)
Subjects Nymans Gardens (2)
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Object Type Acrylic painting (22)

Record Status

Enhanced

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