Fishing Scene, Teignmouth Beach and the Ness

Description
A typical example of Luny’s small scale paintings of the South Devon coastline. As shown here, the hauling in of fishing nets was a community task which involved women and children as well as the regular fishermen.
Accession Loan No.
217/1905
Collection Class
Paintings
Medium
oil on panel
Common Name
Fishing Scene, Teignmouth Beach and the Ness
Simple Name
painting
Full Name
Fishing Scene, Teignmouth Beach and the Ness
Dimensions
panel H 303 mm; panel length 409 mm; frame H 418 mm; frame length 521 mm
Production Person Surname
Luny
Production Person Initials
Thomas
Period Classification
William IV (1830-1837)
Production Date
1831
Production Year Low
1831
Production Year High
1831
Production Town
Teignmouth
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Topography Village
Teignmouth
Inscription / Transcription
Luny 1831; This painting is by the Will of John Gullett Geare esq, given to Miss Elizabeth Manley for her life, and on her death it is given to the Albert Museum at Exeter (signed in ink) W A Geare executor 57 Lincoln’s In Fileds WC Jan 11th 1895; restored for a photographic exhibition May 1961 E R Potter. Cleaned by CY 1975

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