William Bright Morris, Flower Gathering With Coastal View

William Bright Morris, Flower Gathering With Coastal View

This charming landscape painting by British artist, William Bright Morris (1844-1912), depicts a woman gathering flowers by a rustic coastal cottage. It’s an idyllic scene set against a dramatic sky in purple hues.

On the right, the eye is drawn towards two windswept trees that stand with a perpetual lean, battered by coastal gales. While on the left, the shoreline extends towards a distant vanishing point, past a breaker that juts into the sea.

The historic effects of the natural elements are evident, yet today the weather is tranquil. A perfect opportunity to pick flowers from the wild meadow.

Signed in the lower right and held within a fine swept frame with foliate.

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Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 20½” x 15” / 52cm x 38cm
Year of creation: c. 1890
Condition: Artwork presents well. Canvas relined. Frame with some light wear.
Artist’s auction highlight: £7,500 achieved for an oil painting in 2001.

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