The world famous Newlyn school of art, was bought to the art communities attention in the 1880's. It was Alexander Stanhope Forbes with a picture entitled 'Fish Sale on a Cornish Beach' which was shown at the Royal academy in London. Forbes later founded the Newlyn School of Paining with his wife Elizabeth in 1899.
Some notable artists from the Newlyn School include include Henry Scott Tuke, Walter Langley, Lamorna Birch, Stanhope Forbes. The Penlee House Gallery and Museum in Penlee park holds the largest collection of painting from the Newlyn School.
- Newlyn Art Gallery (01736 363715)
New Road, Newlyn, TR18 5PZ
Penlee House Gallery and Museum (01736 363625)
Morrab Road, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 4HE
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A Fish Sale on a Cornish Beach
Between the Tides
The Rain It Raineth Everyday