Object Detail


Production date
1983
Description
Watercolour depicting the town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumbria, England, from the South bank of the River Tweed, showing Berwick Bridge, also known as Old Bridge, on the left and the clock tower the Town Hall in the centre.

Artist Fred Stott (1910-2006) was born in Berwick-upon-Tweed and painted a large number of watercolours of the north of England and Scotland. He was self-taught and influenced by fellow Berwick artist Frank Woods. He specialised in the "wet on wet" technique which gives a luminous soft quality to his work.
Artist/Maker and role
Fred Stott (b.1910, d.2006): Artist
Media/Materials description
watercolour on paper
Measurements
30.1 x 55.0 cm (sight), 50.7 x 73.2 x 2.0 cm (frame)
Signature & date
Signed and dated in brown marker in lower right corner "Fred Stott 1983."
Photography credit (first image)
Photograph: Viki Petherbridge
System ID
910

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