Belgrave St Ives - Modern & Contemporary Art
Peter Lanyon - Back of Carn Brea

Peter Lanyon (1918-1964)

Back of Carn Brea 1960

Charcoal and gouache; 40 x 50 cms

Signed, titled and dated on reverse
Provenance: Private Collection - acquired direct from the artist's family

Carn Brea is a hill and castle, formerly the site of Neolithic and Bronze Age settlements. Just outside Redruth, it is situated in the heartland of what was the Cornish Mining Industry.