Skipton Castle

Made:
1957
commissioner:
British Railways, London Midland Region
maker:
John A Greene

Painting, oil on canvas, Skipton Castle, by John Greene, about 1957. Depicts the castle on a steep wooded bank above the River Aire. In the foreground a couple walk along the riverbank, beside a number of small buildings. On the opposite side are another couple and a man, behind some railings. The castle is above, set against a cloudy sky. Signed by the artist at bottom right. One of the See Britain by Train series. Framed. Original artwork for British Railways (London Midland Region) poster.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1997-8449
Materials:
canvas, oil paint
type:
poster artwork
credit:
British Rail, Clapham
status:
Permanent collection

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