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Norman Cornish (1919 -)
Morning

An absolutely wonderful Cornish depicting a pit head in the snow with a miner going to work. Typical of his subjects the picture is signed and has the original frame and original Stone Gallery label verso. Believed to date from the early 60s this picture is painted on two sheets of paper and is from a private collection.

Pen and watercolour wash      3" x 5"          signed

Provenance: Original Stone Gallery label verso. 

 

ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

Norman Cornish (1919 -)

Norman Cornish is one of the North East's most popular living artists.His paintings capture the essence of what's it's like to live 'up north'.
Norman grew up in the depression years after the first world war and began drawing at the age of four. He excelled at school - but was destined to follow his father and grandfather into mining. He signed on at the Dean and Chapter colliery aged 14.Despite his eventual fame Norman was never tempted to leave County Durham and the community that provided his inspiration for the last 80 years.

Artwork Tags: Figures | Genre | Mining | Northumbrian | Pen | Watercolour

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