The Quiet Bay
DIMENSIONS: 9″ x 7″ (23 cm x 17.5cm)
PROVENANCE: In a portfolio of paintings as part of the private family collection, UK..
INSCRIPTIONS: Inscribed with Archer Smith signature right bottom. The Quiet Bay – Evening is written on the reverse of the painting
CONDITION: This watercolour is in good general condition, with slight yellowing.
This gorgeous subtly coloured but spontaneous watercolour provokes a feeling of stillness.
The subject of this painting is a quiet bay scene it may well have been in Guernsey, as it is known that Archer spent time there, alternatively on the south coast of England
The back of the painting has the words The quiet bay – evening written on in.
It is anticipated that some of Archer's paintings will be available to purchase as limited edition prints in the future. In the meantime permission has been granted to Paradis Terrestre Greeting Cards to produce high quality greeting cards from some of Archer's paintings.