Cornish Riviera

Made:
c1928 in Cornwall
maker:
Louis Burleigh Bruhl

Painting, oil on canvas, The Cornish Riviera, by Louis Burleigh Bruhl, c1928. Depicts a harbour with three sailing boats. In the distance are houses on a cliff overlooking the sea. In the foreground at right are two palm trees, with a man in a blazer and straw hat leaning against the trunk of one of them, and a woman dressed in white seated at his feet. in the distance, set upon the hill are white-washed houses. Original artwork for Great Western Railway poster. Framed and glazed.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1989-7154
Materials:
canvas, oil paint
Measurements:
frame: 967 mm x 1223 mm x 37 mm,
image: 860 mm x 1113 mm
type:
poster artwork
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
credit:
British Railways Board
status:
Permanent collection

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