The Cornish Coast (St Ives)

Made:
1958 about
maker:
Harry Arthur Riley
and
British Railways, Western Region

Painting, oil on canvas, The Cornish Coast, St Ives, by Harry Riley, about 1958. Depicts a stretch of the Cornish coast at St Ives, with a couple clambering on the rocks in the foreground. A mother and child sit on a cliff overlooking the sea. Below people sunbathe on the beach and paddle in the sea. In the distance at right is the seaside town of St Ives, with a green headland and hills in the distance. Signed by the artist at bottom right. Original poster artwork for British Railways (Western Region) poster. Unframed.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1977-5761
Materials:
canvas and oil paint
Measurements:
overall; image: 840 mm x 1279 mm
type:
poster artwork