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Calm sea view of Poole Harbour from the shore, with rowing boats and sailing dinghies dotted about the harbour, with hills extending horizontally in the background, behind these other hills are seen extending further into the background, painted in lighter colours to represent this. The hills are depicted in a flat charcoal grey with exposed white sections, the sea (which occupies roughly half the image) is depicted in a very light blue with green tones, horizontal varied textural and tonal lines represent the ripple of the water.
oil on canvas
H 63.6 x W 76.3 cm
purchased from The Manchester Academy of Fine Arts, 1938
artist's inscription : : blc : artist's name (initials in monogram), date : J P CHETTLE . 37