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Watercolour - At the Seaside
  • At the Seaside
    Lewis, Wyndham, born 1882 - died 1957
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At the Seaside

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    UK (made)

  • Date:

    1913 (Painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lewis, Wyndham, born 1882 - died 1957 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink water-colour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the family of the late Capt. Lionel Guy Baker, in accordance with his expressed wishes, 1919.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 139, box B

Physical description

The only obvious link between the subject matter and the title is in Lewis's use of colour. The subtle tones of blue, aquamarine and grey with touches of sandy yellow in the highlight areas of the machine figure (at lower left) enhance the nautical theme.

Place of Origin

UK (made)


1913 (Painted)


Lewis, Wyndham, born 1882 - died 1957 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink water-colour

Marks and inscriptions

Wyndham Lewis 1913

Descriptive line

Percy Wyndham LEWIS, At the Seaside, British, 1913

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

100 Great Paintings in The Victoria & Albert Museum. London: V&A, 1985, p.188
Edwards, Paul (ed.), Wyndham Lewis, 1882-1957 . Fundación Juan March, Madrid, 2010
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921


Ink; Paper




Entertainment & Leisure; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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