Blake, F Donald - Slipway

Artist: Blake, F Donald
Materials: Ink and watercolour on clay-coated paper
Dimensions (cm): 48 x 36 cm
Dimensions (inches): 18.9 x 14.2 inches
Signature: Signed bottom right
Frame: New stained wood frame by Harry Eagle; under glass
Stock No: 1209
Price: £496
Provenance: From a private collection

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Genre: Maritime


Boats were a frequent theme in Blake’s work. This is one of a series of paintings featuring blue boats that he made in Cornwall, very possibly at Newlyn harbour. One of the pleasures of this picture is discerning the anchor chain, fishing gear and the prow of the boat.