From the Old Walls, Lyme Regis (1932)
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From the Old Walls, Lyme Regis

1932

Oil on board
57 x 74 cm

Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester

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Recto: Signed and dated lower right: R. EURICH 1932

Aka: From the Old Walls, Lyme [Redfern Gallery, 1933]; From Old Walls, Lyme Regis [Bradford, and Southampton]

Other measurements: 57 x 74 cm [Manchester Art Gallery]; 49 x 65 cm [Bradford], 48.9 x 65.3 cm [Southampton]

Dorset England Lyme Regis The South West Manchester Art Gallery architecture beach building coats figure hill hills houses landscape public collection seafront seawall shore stone walls topographical view trees walking waves

RE spent the winter of 1932 and the following spring at Lyme Regis. This proved to be a prolific few months. 'From Old Walls, Lyme Regis' was painted in one day.

from correspondence with Caroline Krzesinska, "Richard Eurich RA - A Retrospective Exhibition" catalogue 1979-80; entry 14

Not to be confused with Old Walls, Lyme (1932).

Provenance

EXHIBITED | 30th Mar to 22nd Apr 1933

"Paintings of Dorset Seaports by Richard Eurich" - Redfern Gallery, London

Cat 28; priced at 16 Guineas

ACQUIRED | 1933

Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester

bought by Manchester Art Gallery - accession number 1933.35

NOTE | 1933

transferred to the Rutherston Loan Collection

EXHIBITED | 25th Nov 1979 to 20th Jan 1980

"Richard Eurich, RA - A Retrospective Exhibition" - Cartwright Hall Gallery, Bradford District Museums and Galleries, Bradford    (toured Glasgow, London, Southampton)

Cat 14, illustrated

EXHIBITED | 28th Jan to 13th Mar 1994

"The Edge of all the Land: Richard Eurich 1903-1992" - Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton    (toured to Manchester, Bradford, Ipswich)

Cat 12, illustrated

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Provenance:

  • ACQUIRED - 1933 - Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester
    bought by Manchester Art Gallery - accession number 1933.35

Exhibitions:

  • 30th Mar to 22nd Apr 1933 - "Paintings of Dorset Seaports by Richard Eurich", Redfern Gallery, London
    Cat 28; priced at 16 Guineas
  • 25th Nov 1979 to 20th Jan 1980 - "Richard Eurich, RA - A Retrospective Exhibition", Cartwright Hall Gallery, Bradford District Museums and Galleries, Bradford    (toured Glasgow, London, Southampton)
    Cat 14, illustrated
  • 28th Jan to 13th Mar 1994 - "The Edge of all the Land: Richard Eurich 1903-1992", Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton    (toured to Manchester, Bradford, Ipswich)
    Cat 12, illustrated

Notes:

  • 1933 - NOTE
    transferred to the Rutherston Loan Collection

Sketches  

Sketch_20-031 from the Old Walls, Lyme Regis (c1932)

Image © Richard Eurich Paintings

Related  

Old Walls, Lyme (1932)

Image © Richard Eurich Paintings

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References:

  • Manchester Art Gallery [link]
  • RICHARD EURICH, RA - A Retrospective Exhibition [catalogue to the exhibition of the same name done in association with The Fine Art Society] (by Caroline Krzesinska, pub. Bradford Art Galleries and Museums 1979) [p21]
  • “Edge of All the Land” Southampton (1994) (Southampton City Art Gallery / Nicholas Usherwood.) [Figure12]
  • Art UK [artuk.org]
  • Bridgeman Images [Art and media image library] [view image]
  • Concise Catalogue of British Paintings (Manchester City Art Galleries) [Vol II, 1978]
  • "Magnetic pull of the Sea" (Davis, Frank, Country Life, 1 May 1980, Vol 167, No 4321) [p1322]
  • Visual Arts notices and reviews (by Susan Platt, pub. Manchester City Life, date unknown)
  • Art UK Curations 2 [Themed groups of works selected from the Art UK online catalogue by art professionals and members of the public.] [Artists and places: Richard Eurich in Dorset and Hampshire | curated by David Saywell, Head of Digital Assets, Art UK]