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Photo credit: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

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Innes discovered Arenig, near Bala, during a tour of North Wales in 1910. The mountain became his focal point and ‘his spiritual home’. He painted it repeatedly, responding to changing weather conditions, seeking the moment of revelation to be found in some transitory, glorious light effect. In 1911 Innes travelled to Arenig with Augustus John. They rented a cottage at Nant-ddu, near Rhyd-y-fen. Their relationship was mutually beneficial; John was inspired by Innes’s vision and intensity. Under John’s influence, Innes began to paint in oil on small wooden panels, using short strokes of brilliant colour, a technique John developed while working in Provence in 1910. Innes’s rapid, expressive brushstrokes are clearly visible in this work.

National Museum Wales, National Museum Cardiff




oil on panel


H 23 x W 33 cm

Accession number

NMW A 202

Acquisition method

gift from Sir Edward Marsh, 1954

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National Museum Wales, National Museum Cardiff

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