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Title

The sands, Newquay

(1906)

Artist

Charles Conder

England, Australia

24 Oct 1868 - 09 Feb 1909

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Cornwall England
    Date
    (1906)
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    38.0 x 52.7 cm stretcher; 62.5 x 78.4 x 12.0 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1986
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    92.1986
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Charles Conder

    Artist profile

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    In August 1906, Charles Conder travelled to Newquay on the Cornish coast. He had spent the previous two months at Whitehall Sanatorium recovering from a stroke, and hoped that the sea air and rest would enable him to begin painting again.

    Conder produced drawings and small oils of the beach and cliffs at Newquay. He wrote to his friend William Rothenstein, ‘there is a most lovely beach and one sees such charming sights of a kind of strange picturesque people who are always on the beach’. Amongst the last of Conder’s paintings, these works recall his happy years in Australia, where he painted the beaches at Coogee, Bronte and Sandringham.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Cornwall

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 9 publications

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