Built up Coast

© Estate of Peter Lanyon. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2024. Image credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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An abstracted view of the seashore, constructed from bits of glass, wire, ceramic tiles and paint. There is a wire grill across the bottom of picture, surmounted by an irregular shaped piece of glass with a sloped upper edge and a narrow black arrow shaped piece of glass on the right. The whole is filled in with broad strokes of colour.

Manchester Art Gallery



Built up Coast




oil & mixed media on Masonite


H 60.4 x W 41.3 cm

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purchased from Mrs Sheila Lanyon, 1978

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