Cowes Week (1980)
Photo: Paul Carter      
© Richard Eurich Paintings

Cowes Week

1980

This painting perfectly reflects the colourful and exciting atmosphere around Cowes Week that takes place in the waters of the Solent round the Isle of Wight each year. The week buzzes with yacht races, regattas and all sorts of sailing events.

The freedom of paint and freshness of his palette are remarkable for a 77 year old painter. After we (his children) all got married in the late 60s and he gradually stopped teaching at Camberwell School of Art and later the R.A. Schools, he experienced a new-found freedom with fewer commissions and obligations. Although various personal tragedies were to follow, …

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This painting perfectly reflects the colourful and exciting atmosphere around Cowes Week that takes place in the waters of the Solent round the Isle of Wight each year. The week buzzes with yacht races, regattas and all sorts of sailing events.

The freedom of paint and freshness of his palette are remarkable for a 77 year old painter. After we (his children) all got married in the late 60s and he gradually stopped teaching at Camberwell School of Art and later the R.A. Schools, he experienced a new-found freedom with fewer commissions and obligations. Although various personal tragedies were to follow, he was able to express himself in paint and gain strength through his work.

Provenance

EXHIBITED | 16th May to 16th Aug 1981

"Summer Exhibition 1981" - Royal Academy of Arts, London

Cat 98

EXHIBITED | 8th to 29th Mar 2003

"RE-Discovered, a centenary celebration show of paintings and drawings by RICHARD EURICH OBE RA (1903 - 1992)" - The First Gallery, Southampton

Cat 51; priced at £2000

EXHIBITED | 29th Jun to 28th Jul 2013

"A Gathered Radiance, Late and Early Drawings and Paintings by Richard Eurich" - The First Gallery, Southampton

Cat 29

IN COLLECTION | 2018

Private Collection, UK

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Provenance:

  • IN COLLECTION - 2018 - Private Collection, UK

Exhibitions:

  • 16th May to 16th Aug 1981 - "Summer Exhibition 1981", Royal Academy of Arts, London
    Cat 98
  • 8th to 29th Mar 2003 - "RE-Discovered, a centenary celebration show of paintings and drawings by RICHARD EURICH OBE RA (1903 - 1992)", The First Gallery, Southampton
    Cat 51; priced at £2000
  • 29th Jun to 28th Jul 2013 - "A Gathered Radiance, Late and Early Drawings and Paintings by Richard Eurich", The First Gallery, Southampton
    Cat 29

Notes:

  • None recorded.

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