Coastal Scene

Charles Napier Hemy, RA (Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1841 – Falmouth 1917)
National Trust Inventory Number 1230406

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1892 (signed and dated)
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 460 x 630 mm; 740 mm (Height); 900 mm (Width)
Place of origin England
Collection Cragside, Northumberland (Accredited Museum)
On show at Cragside, Northumberland, Yorkshire and North East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Coastal Scene by Charles Napier Hemy, RA (Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1841 – Falmouth 1917), signed and dated, bottom right: C. N. Hemy 1892. A coastal scene with fishing boats at anchor and two figures.


Armstrong collection; transferred by the Treasury to The National Trust in 1977 via the National Land Fund, aided by 3rd Baron Armstrong of Bamburgh and Cragside (1919 - 1987).

Credit line

Cragside, The Armstrong Collection (acquired through the National Land Fund and transferred to the National Trust in 1977)

Marks and inscriptions

Bottom right: C. N. Hemy 1892

Makers and roles

Charles Napier Hemy, RA (Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1841 – Falmouth 1917) , artist

Related items

Place of origin England (252488)
Materials Canvas (10115)
Oak (11790)
Oil paint (8601)
Category Art / Oil paintings (12632)
Collection Cragside, Northumberland (Accredited Museum) (17395)
Periods 19th century (173945)
Maker Charles Napier Hemy, RA (Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1841 – Falmouth 1917)  (2)
Subjects Landscape (991)
Seascape (208)
Object Type Oil painting (14421)

Record Status


© National Trust Images © National Trust Collections Registered Charity No. 205846

Welcome to National Trust Collections. Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website. If you are planning a visit to see particular items in a National Trust Collection, please check information with the relevant Property first.