Breakthrough, Chesil Beach Portland (1978-79)
Photo: Paul Carter      
© Richard Eurich Paintings

Breakthrough, Chesil Beach Portland

1978-79

Oil on board
26.5 x 33 cm

Private Collection, UK

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Recto: Signed and dated lower left: R. Eurich '78

Aka: Break Through, Chesil Beach Portland; Breakthrough, Chesil Beach Portland

Verso: Inscription "Breakthrough. Chesil Beach Portland 1978 & 79 Richard Eurich R.A." and label from Fine Art Gallery dated 14 December 1995, inscribed "Breakthrough - Chesil Beach, 1978-9"

Other measurements: 26.5 x 33 cm [REP]

Dorset England Portland The South West Weymouth beach crowd hills sea spectators town water

Richard painted three versions depicting the sea breach of Chesil Beach in 1979: Breakthrough, Chesil Beach Portland (1978-79), Break Through, Chesil Beach (1980-81) and Breakthrough, Chesil Beach (1981). Stranded Boat (1981) probably records the breakthrough too.

Provenance

EXHIBITED | 22nd Jun to 27th Jul 1980

"Richard Eurich, R.A., Mostly Recent Paintings" - Ash Barn Gallery, Petersfield

Cat 24; priced at £338

EXHIBITED | 4th to 18th Sep 1982

"Beaches, Breezes and Boats – an Exhibition of Paintings by Richard Eurich R.A." - Salisbury Divisional Library, Wiltshire

Cat 27

EXHIBITED | 14th Oct to 8th Nov 1991

"Richard Eurich: Paintings Since the War" - The Fine Art Society, London

Cat 29

IN COLLECTION | 2015

Private Collection, UK

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Provenance:

  • IN COLLECTION - 2015 - Private Collection, UK

Exhibitions:

  • 22nd Jun to 27th Jul 1980 - "Richard Eurich, R.A., Mostly Recent Paintings", Ash Barn Gallery, Petersfield
    Cat 24; priced at £338
  • 4th to 18th Sep 1982 - "Beaches, Breezes and Boats – an Exhibition of Paintings by Richard Eurich R.A.", Salisbury Divisional Library, Wiltshire
    Cat 27
  • 14th Oct to 8th Nov 1991 - "Richard Eurich: Paintings Since the War", The Fine Art Society, London
    Cat 29

Notes:

  • None recorded.

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