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ST. IVES ARTISTS 1885 - 1914

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In the period prior to the outbreak of the First World War, the St Ives art colony, which had been established in the winter of 1885, won a reputation both nationally and internationally as a centre for the practice and teaching of  landscape and marine painting.

Facing north, St Ives proved ideally sited for marine painters as from dawn to dusk the sun moved around behind the town lighting up the waters of the Bay.

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Mottram - St Ives Bay 1901 - after clean adj.jpg
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St. Ives Museum is delighted for the opportunity to present a collection of these works, executed and now displayed in the place of their origin

The exhibition will run until the end of October 2024. We would like to thank Mr David Tovey for his wealth of knowledge and support in implementing this exhibition.

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