Elliott Seabrooke

Old Shipping in Heybridge Basin

1947

Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Support: 812 x 814 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1950
Reference
N05945

Catalogue entry

N05945 OLD SHIP IN HEYBRIDGE BASIN 1947

Inscr. ‘Elliott Seabrooke 1947’ b.r.
Canvas, 32×32 (81×81).
Purchased from the artist's widow (Grant-in-Aid) 1950.
Exh: London Group, May–June 1947 (123), as ‘Heybridge Basin, No.1’; Autumn Exhibition, Brighton, 1947 (48).

Heybridge lies on the estuary of the River Blackwater, Essex, and the artist painted many subjects in this area. Three pictures, ‘Heybridge Basin No.1’ (N05945), ‘Heybridge Basin No.2’ and ‘Heybridge Basin No.3’, were shown at the London Group exhibition in 1947.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II

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