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Garey, Lezayre

Photo credit: Manx National Heritage

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A minimalist watercolour of an almost featureless cloud-filled sky with the hint of movement as the storm clouds roll across the flat fields. The painting appears to be an attempt to capture the broad panoramic views of the Island's landscape with the flat fields of the northern plain stretching to the horizon and the broad expanse of sky above them. Skyscapes, where the light and movement of cloud formations are the main focus of the painting were popular themes for Knox with the landscape or horizon only providing a narrow band at the base of the artwork.

Manx Museum

Douglas


Date

c.1900–1933

Medium

watercolour on paper

Measurements

H 44 x W 58 cm

Accession number

1959-0052

Acquisition method

gift, 1959

Work type

Drawing & watercolour


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Manx Museum

Douglas, Isle of Man IM1 3LY Isle of Man

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