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Staarvey Road near St John's

Date made: c.1900-1933

Artist: Knox, Archibald

Description: A warm and relatively colourful watercolour landscape by Archibald Knox (1864-1933) depicting the patchwork of small fields along the Staarvey Road near St Johns, Isle of Man. The painting has the soft and golden glow of possibly a late summer/ autumnal scene and there appear to be 'stooks' (stacked sheaves) from the harvest in the right hand fields. The artist is said to have painted his watercolour scenes in a few hours or less, but that he would also sit for hours waiting for the exact light and cloud formations that he wanted to paint.

Measurements: unframed artwork: 43.5 cm x 58 cm

Materials: watercolour on paper

Object name: painting

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1954-5654

Subject tags : Isle of Man

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