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