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Penlee House is a Gallery, Museum, Cafe and Shop. Situated within Penlee Park, a space to reflect and great for family visits.

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Alongside our Exhibition programme we run a variety of community events and workshops. The Newlyn School and Social history galleries change often. Find out what’s on.

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A space for all

Built in 1865, as the home of the Branwell family. Penlee House is home to many paintings by members of the Newlyn School. It is also home to the Penzance Natural History and Antiquarian Society collection.

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The Sunny South

Acc.no: PEZPH : 1998.32


IDENFIFICATION

Full Name: oil painting

Brief Description: This is one of only a few large oil paintings produced by Walter Langley and was completed for exhibition at the Royal Academy. In the 1880s, watercolour paintings were not readily accepted at the Royal Academy and Langley was forced to produce works in oil. However, he continued to paint watercolours as it was this medium which he found easiest to sell.


PRODUCTION

Person: Langley, Walter

Date: b 1852, d 1922

Production Date: 1885

Frame Height: 1598 mm

Frame Width: 985 mm

Image Height: 1220 mm

Image Width: 610 mm

Medium: oil

Support: canvas

Frame: wood


Category: Fine Art

If you are interested in learning more about this item please contact us and reference "PEZPH : 1998.32"

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