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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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Chickens Among Haystacks aka Hons bland hostacker

Acc.no: PEZPH : 2007.32


IDENFIFICATION

Full Name: oil painting

Brief Description: Three hens are scratching in the cornfield. The stacks are corn stooks, commonly found in Cornwall. Helene Schjerfbeck first travelled to St Ives in July 1887 and stayed until the Spring of 1888. She then returned from Summer 1889 until Spring 1890.


PRODUCTION

Person: Schjerfbeck, Helene

Date: b 1862, d 1946

Production Date: undated

Frame Height: 420 mm

Frame Width: 525 mm

Image Height: 260 mm

Image Width: 350 mm

Medium: oil

Support: panel

Frame: wood


Category: Fine Art

If you are interested in learning more about this item please contact us and reference "PEZPH : 2007.32"

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