Object Record

Collection Fine Art Collection
Culture English
School Impressionist
Catalogue Number 1977.788
Creator East, Alfred (1844-1913)
Role Artist
Title A Pastoral
Object Name Painting, Oil
Description Oil painting on canvas entitled 'A Pastoral' by Sir Alfred East (1844 Kettering - 1913 London).
Signed 'Alfred East' by the artist at the lower right.

The work shows a landscape with a river estuary in the distance with large trees to the left and right, central tree and moon beyond. A sandy coloured road in foreground.
Dimensions H-60 W-75 cm
Material Wood/Canvas/Oil Paint
Medium Oil on canvas
Technique Oil painting
Signature Location lower right
Signed Name Alfred East
Acquisition Andrew Young Bequest 1939
Bibiographic Ref. Impressionism in Britain, exhibition catalogue by Kenneth McConkey and Anna Greutzner Robins, published Yale University Press and Barbican Art Gallery, London, 1995. Illustrated on page 61 as no.64.

Impressionism in Britain and Ireland, exhibition catalogue, by Kenneth McConkey and Barbara Dawson, published by Hugh Land Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland, 1995 Listed on page 41.

Recorded and illustrated in Oil Paintings in Public Ownership in Strathclyde (published by the Public Catalogue Foundation 2014) ISBN 978-1-909475-26-7 Section on paintings in the McLean Museum and Art Gallery page 53 to page 107.

British Impressionism, exhibition catalogue, by Professor Kenneth McConkey and Ysanne Holt, published by the Daimaru Museum, Tokyo, The Tokushima Modern Art Museum and the Navio Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan, 1997. Illustrated on page 51 as no.20.