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Her Signal

Photo credit: Royal Institution of Cornwall

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Norman Garstin, born in Ireland, came to Newlyn in 1886. He was the intellectual member of the Newlyn School, an admirer of Manet, Whistler and the use of asymmetry in Japanese prints. This painting was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1892 and has the dual light source that is found in many Newlyn paintings.

Royal Cornwall Museum





oil on canvas


H 155.5 x W 110.5 cm

Accession number

TRURI : 1958.60

Acquisition method

gift, 1958

Work type


Royal Cornwall Museum

River Street, Truro, Cornwall TR1 2SJ England

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