A Rocky North Cornish Coast

Arthur Hughes (London 1832 - Kew 1915)
National Trust Inventory Number 622750

Category Paintings
Date 1889 - 1892
Materials Oil on board
Measurements 266 x 445 mm
Place of origin Cornwall
Collection Borrowdale, Cumbria
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on board, A Rocky North Cornish Coast by Arthur Hughes (London 1832 - Kew 1915), signed, lower right 'ARTHUR HUGHES', 1889/1892. A calm sea with a rocky promontory to right; a grassy cliff top in the left foreground. .

Provenance

Purchased, along with two of them unidentified, for £60 in August 1895 by an unknown patron; gifted by hinm in 1895 to Sir (Arthur) Norman Hill; thence in 1944 to his daughter Beatrice ; bequeathed/given in 1980 to National Trust by Beatrice Hill (d.1983).

Marks and inscriptions

ARTHUR HUGHES

Makers and roles

Arthur Hughes (London 1832 - Kew 1915), artist

References

Roberts 1997 Leonard Roberts, Arthur Hughes, Woodbridge 1997

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