Summer at Cowes

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Breezy, impressionist view of sailing boats at Cowes, two boats with sails unfurled in the centre and to the left, and a small wooden jetty in the foreground to the right, beyond which can be seen rows of moored boats in the background. A coastline of buildings and trees forms the background to the left. In the foreground is a strip of green grass and flowering plants.

Manchester Art Gallery



Summer at Cowes




oil on canvas


H 50.9 x W 61.2 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from the National Art Collections Fund, 1970

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Inscription description

Signed blc: Steer 88


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