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The Grain Warehouse

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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Industrial view of a grain warehouse and surrounding buildings positioned next to the bank of a river, with a horizontal wooden platform by the water. The buildings are painted with hard, geometric lines and the paintwork is thick impasto, the brushwork of the painting contributing to a highly textured finish. The brush strokes are multi-directional, this is especially evident in the sky. The buildings are painted as having highly contrasting sections.

Manchester Art Gallery



The Grain Warehouse




oil on canvas


H 50.8 x W 61 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from the Royal Manchester Institution, 1932

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : blc : artist's name, date : J P CHETTLE 31


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