The Seabirds' Domain

Peter Graham, R.A., R.S.A. (1836-1921)


Oil on canvas

H 76.5 x W 63.5 cm

Collection: Manchester Art Gallery

Accession no. 1917.216

Acquisition method: bequeathed by Mr James Thomas Blair, 1917

This rugged coastal scene, where waves break and foam in a rocky inlet, and seabirds carry on their lives undisturbed by human beings, was a typical subject for Graham. The sky has just a touch of blue, and the shelving clouds are shaded with violet. — Jacqueline Banerjee.

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