Fishing Scene, Teignmouth Beach and the Ness

A typical example of Luny’s small scale paintings of the South Devon coastline. As shown here, the hauling in of fishing nets was a community task which involved women and children as well as the regular fishermen.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
217/1905
Category
Fine Art
Collection Class
Paintings
Medium
oil on panel
Common Name
Fishing Scene, Teignmouth Beach and the Ness
Simple Name
painting
Inscription Transcription
Luny 1831; This painting is by the Will of John Gullett Geare esq, given to Miss Elizabeth Manley for her life, and on her death it is given to the Albert Museum at Exeter (signed in ink) W A Geare executor 57 Lincoln’s In Fileds WC Jan 11th 1895; restored for a photographic exhibition May 1961 E R Potter. Cleaned by CY 1975
Period Classification
William IV (1830-1837)
Production Town
Teignmouth
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Date
1831
Production Person Initials
Thomas
Production Person Surname
Luny
Production Year Low

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Fishing Scene, Teignmouth Beach and the Ness