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Old Buildings, Prince's Wharf, Bristol

© the artist. Photo credit: Victoria Art Gallery

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Tabb is largely self-taught and has painted full time since being made redundant in 1980. Most of his paintings record the changing face of Bristol and its environs.

'Old buildings, Prince's Wharf, Bristol' is amongst his most ambitious representations of Bristol’s former industrial heartland. His energetically worked oil paint gives tugboats, cranes and angular red brick warehouses a tangible physical presence contrasting with the open, clearly polluted areas of water and sky.

Victoria Art Gallery



Old Buildings, Prince's Wharf, Bristol




oil on board


H 51 x W 69 cm

Accession number

BATVG : P : 2006.1

Acquisition method

purchased, 2006

Work type



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