Dead Calm - Sunset at the Bight of Exmouth

Description
Danby was interested in the special effects of nature and the poetic moods of landscape. The central tower was a pumping station on Brunel’s atmospheric railway -a short lived project which propelled trains by atmospheric pressure rather than steam power.
Accession Loan No.
306/1976
Collection Class
Paintings
Medium
oil on canvas
Common Name
Dead Calm - Sunset at the Bight of Exmouth
Simple Name
painting
Full Name
Dead Calm - Sunset at the Bight of Exmouth
Dimensions
stretcher H 774 mm; stretcher length 1070 mm; frame H 922 mm; frame length 1224 mm
Production Person Surname
Danby
Production Person Initials
Francis
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Date
1855
Production Year Low
1855
Production Year High
1855
Production Town
Exmouth
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Topography Village
Exmouth
Topography Building Keyword
railway; ship; boat
Inscription / Transcription
F Danby 1855; F Danby ARA No 2

    Tell Us What You Think

    Subject to approval, your name and blog comment will be made public. Any comment replies will also be public. Your email address will never be published. If you wish to contact us privately, please use the Contact form. Required fields are marked *