Kelp Gatherers — a Grey Morning by Henry Moore RA RWS, 1831-1895. Signed and dated 1874, Oil on canvas, 16 x 32 inches. According to Rupert Maas, "In the course of 1873-75 Moore explored the coast between North Wales and Cumberland searching for suitable subjects, in particular dramatic effects of light and weather. 'No risk was too great to run, no physical labour too severe to undergo, provided that he could bring himself face to face with Nature in the aspect he wished to transcribe,' wrote his biographer [MacLean 67]."
Catalogue [of June 2008 Exhibition]. London: The Maas Gallery, 2008. Catalogue no. 14
MacLean, Frank. Henry Moore RA. Ed. James A. Manson. London: The Walter Scott Publishing Co. Ltd., 1905.
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