FAMAG 2004.19.1

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Ousey, Harry (1915-1985): Painting in Summer, signed, oil on canvas, 122 x 92 cms. Presented by Susan and Ronald Astles in 2004.

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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.