Ousey, Harry (1915-1985): Painting in Summer, signed, oil on canvas, 122 x 92 cms. Presented by Susan and Ronald Astles in 2004.
This abstract painting is based on wooden groynes from a Cornish Harbour. In 1950 Ousey moved to Cornwall, joining the colony of artists at St Ives, where he met Ben Nicholson and Barbara Hepworth. He also lived for a time in Helston.