Elliott SeabrookeOld Shipping in Heybridge Basin 1947

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Artist
Elliott Seabrooke (1886‑1950)
Title
Old Shipping in Heybridge Basin
Date 1947
MediumOil paint on canvas
Dimensionssupport: 812 x 814 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1950
Reference
N05945
Not on display

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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