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The scene depicted in this painting of Tynemouth Castle dates from a period earlier than when the artist was active – the lighthouse on the headland had gone by then – and it may be that Shotton copied this from a contemporary painting or print.
Shotton is the artist best represented in the Collection, with 18 paintings forming the 'Shotton Bequest'. His subjects range widely and include North East scenes, portraits of civic dignitaries, and work inspired by Renaissance artists. He was associated with the Cullercoats Artists' Colony.
oil on canvas
H 35 x W 50 cm