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- Artist: PYNE; JAMES BAKER (1800 - 1870)
- Production Date: 1863
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- Object Name: Oil Painting
- Object Name: Painting
- ObjectNumber: OP246
- Date: 1863
- Summary: Oil painting showing a bay with a deep blue sea. The ruins of a castle in .light stone lead down to a sandy beach. There are figures on the ruins. Signed, dated.
- Description: Pyne was greatly inspired by Turner and his landscapes have a similar intensity and power to evoke strong emotions in the viewer. He was most interested in colour rather than the harmony of nature which was a popular theme of the time. His canvases often glow with many colours, and his brushwork was considered daring and masterly. His attempts to portray his own admiration for nature's beauty and majesty is instantly appreciated by others. Castles and other grand forms of architecture feature frequently in Payne's work, serving to emphasise the elevated subject matter he often depicted.
- Dimensions: Unframed: 55 x 90 cm; Framed: 83 x 118 cm
- Colour: Multi-coloured
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- For more information contact: Wolverhampton Arts and Museums Service