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This painting is one of the best depictions of the turbulence of the North Sea off the North Tyneside coast. It dates from after 1879, which was when the Cullercoats Watch House (the building with the bell tower towards the left-hand side of the painting) was built for the local Volunteer Life Brigade. The row of houses is Bank Top, where the great American artist Winslow Homer had his studio in 1881–1882.
oil on canvas
H 75 x W 126 cm