OIL PAINTING: The Lighthouse At Scarborough, 1877
John Atkinson Grimshaw is best known for his powerfully atmospheric paintings of twilight, night-time, and autumnal scenes, and this painting - The Lighthouse At Scarborough , reflect this.
" The Lighthouse At Scarborough " consists of a nocturnal view across the bay at Scarborough. The lights of the foreshore flicker beneath the large hotel building. In the foreground are fishing boats ,and drying nets. The calm sea reflecting the lights, is beautifully done. The clear night sky reflects the lights of the town.