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T01999 NEAR POURVILLE 1920
Inscribed ‘ELLIOTT SEABROOKE 1920’ b.r. and ‘ELLIOTT SEABROOKE 1910’ on the back
Oil on canvas, 25×29 7/8 (63.5×76.2)
Bequeathed by Miss Winifred Elliott Seabrooke 1975
Coll:, Mrs Elizabeth Seabrooke, the artist's mother; Miss Winifred Seabrooke, the artist's sister
Exh:, The London Group, Mansard Gallery, October–November 1920, (12)
According to Pierre Bazin, Conservateur at the Musée de Dieppe, T01999 depicts a view of the village of Petit-Appeville, Seine-Maritime, France. The village is situated approximately one kilometre north of the River Scie (at Pourville), and five kilometres west of Dieppe.
The verso shows a landscape, presumably of 1920, which has been largely erased by the artist. To the left-hand side of the canvas an avenue of poplars is just visible, and a large area of yellow along the base of the canvas suggests that a cornfield was once present.
The Tate Gallery 1974-6: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1978