Children on a Beach

George William Russell (Lurgan Armagh 1867 - 1935)
National Trust Inventory Number 1275275

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1897 - 1935
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 521 x 400 mm (15 3/4 x 20 /12 in)
Place of origin
Collection Shaw's Corner, Hertfordshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Shaw's Corner, Hertfordshire, East of England, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Children on a Beach by George William Russell (Lurgan Armagh 1867 - 1935), monogrammed bottom right. A flat sandy beach stretches away into hazy blue, a stream winding down through it. In the foreground a girl in white sits on the bank, knees tucked up; another in pink stands in the water leaning on a stick, a nude child behind her. In right foreground, the beach is of pebbles.


Bequeathed by by George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Marks and inscriptions

Signed 'AE' at bottom right

Makers and roles

George William Russell (Lurgan Armagh 1867 - 1935), artist

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