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Title: Off Hastings
Date: unknown or unrecorded
Artist(s): David Cox (British: English, born:29 April 1783, died:7 June 1859)
Materials: Watercolour; Paper
Information: Cox was particularly taken with the scenery of Hastings during a trip there in 1812. He compared it with the Marine scenes of JMW Turner's (1775 - 1851) printed series the 'Liber Studiorum', particularly in the effects of storm and rain, with fishing boats and figures in their everyday occupation on the coast, and rough seas with the moon rising.
Accession no: WAG 1993.22
Credit line: Bequeathed to the Walker Art Gallery by George Palmer Holt through the Art Fund in 1990
Location: Item not currently on display

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