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Scenes started off as a small distraction for myself and an opportunity to keep our collection active during the first period of the Covid 19 lockdown.


Each day a landscape from the Southend Museum permanent collection was selected and uploaded to twitter, along with as much information on the artist as the site allowed.


In addition to the Beecroft Art Gallery, Scenes showed work held by ESCALA (Essex Collection of Art from Latin America), Pallant House and The Foundation for Essex Arts.

Artists featured in this Curation: Henry Martin Luyken (1892–1955), George Lambert (c.1700–1765), Arthur H. Taylor (1920–1987), Frederick Cuming (1930–2022), Edward Bawden (1903–1989), Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851), Germán Gárgano (b.1953), Paul Désiré Trouillebert (1829–1900), Charles William Wyllie (1853–1923), Tristram Paul Hillier (1905–1983), and 44 more
57 artworks
Vicarage Hill, Benfleet
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Vicarage Hill, Benfleet

Henry Martin Luyken (1892–1955)

Wash on paper

H 17.7 x W 25.4 cm

Southend Museums Service

Richmond Castle, Yorkshire
Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Richmond Castle, Yorkshire

George Lambert (c.1700–1765)

Oil on canvas

H 63 x W 67 cm

Southend Museums Service

Cliff Parade, Leigh-on-Sea
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Cliff Parade, Leigh-on-Sea

Arthur H. Taylor (1920–1987)

Oil on board

H 54.5 x W 76 cm

Southend Museums Service

Landscape, August
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Landscape, August

Frederick Cuming (1930–2022)

Oil on hardboard

H 23 x W 38 cm

Southend Museums Service

Roughpoint
© the estate of Edward Bawden. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Roughpoint 1963

Edward Bawden (1903–1989)

Watercolour on paper (?)

H 46 x W 57 cm

Southend Museums Service

Temple of Jupiter
Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Temple of Jupiter

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851)

Sepia wash on paper

H 19.6 x W 26.6 cm

Southend Museums Service

Turmoil
© the artist. Photo credit: Essex Collection of Art from Latin America

Turmoil 1995

Germán Gárgano (b.1953)

Acrylic & gouache on paper

H 38.5 x W 50 cm

Essex Collection of Art from Latin America

A Quiet Backwater
Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

A Quiet Backwater 1870s–1880s

Paul Désiré Trouillebert (1829–1900)

Oil on canvas

H 38 x W 45 cm

Southend Museums Service

Leigh, at the Estuary of the River Thames
Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Leigh, at the Estuary of the River Thames c.1885

Charles William Wyllie (1853–1923)

Oil on canvas

H 76 x W 127 cm

Southend Museums Service

Audley End Park
© the estate of Edward Bawden. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Audley End Park

Edward Bawden (1903–1989)

Watercolour on paper

H 54 x W 75 cm

Southend Museums Service

Cutlers Green
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Cutlers Green 1944

Tristram Paul Hillier (1905–1983)

Tempera on board

H 25.5 x W 45.5 cm

Southend Museums Service

Abu Simbel, Nubia
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Abu Simbel, Nubia 1964

Alan Sorrell (1904–1974)

Oil on board

H 104 x W 181 cm

Southend Museums Service

Landscape
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Landscape

Rowland Suddaby (1912–1972)

Oil on paper

H 13.5 x W 21 cm

Southend Museums Service

Vegetation
© the artist. Photo credit: The Foundation for Essex Arts: BAT Collection

Vegetation

Timothy Dickinson (b.1941)

Mixed media & collage

H 49 x W 73 cm

The Foundation for Essex Arts: BAT Collection

Cliffs No. 3
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: The Foundation for Essex Arts: BAT Collection

Cliffs No. 3 1982

Derek Southall (1930–2011)

Chinese ink & mixed media

H 8.2 x W 11.1 cm

The Foundation for Essex Arts: BAT Collection

Landscape with a Hill in Middle Distance and Sheep in the Foreground
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Landscape with a Hill in Middle Distance and Sheep in the Foreground

Charles William Taylor (1878–1960)

Watercolour on paper

H 26 x W 36.8 cm

Southend Museums Service

A Winter Scene at Night
Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

A Winter Scene at Night

Salomon Rombouts (c.1652–c.1702)

Oil on panel

H 25 x W 30.5 cm

Southend Museums Service

The Bend in the River
© the artist. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

The Bend in the River

Paul Robert Morgan (b.1940)

Oil on board

H 19 x W 24 cm

Southend Museums Service

January Sunshine
© the artist. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

January Sunshine 1995

Thomas William Deakins (b.1957)

Oil on canvas panel

H 14 x W 29.5 cm

Southend Museums Service

A Proposed Plan for Basildon Town Centre
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: The Foundation for Essex Arts: BAT Collection

A Proposed Plan for Basildon Town Centre 1955

Basil Spence (1907–1976)

Watercolour, gouache & chalks on paper

H 55 x W 74.5 cm

The Foundation for Essex Arts: BAT Collection

Old Hammersmith
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Old Hammersmith 1908

Frank Brangwyn (1867–1956)

Etching, drypoint & plate-tone on paper

H 55.2 x W 70.5 cm

Southend Museums Service

Landscape with Mill and Farm Wagon
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Landscape with Mill and Farm Wagon

Gerald Ackermann (1876–1960)

Watercolour on paper

H 24 x W 36 cm

Southend Museums Service

Stopham Bridge
© the artist / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Stopham Bridge

Olwyn Bowey (b.1936)

Gouache on paper

H 68.5 x W 93 cm

Southend Museums Service

Trimdon, County Durham
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Trimdon, County Durham 1970

Robert Flavell Micklewright (1923–2013)

Watercolour on paper

H 35.5 x W 51 cm

Southend Museums Service

Winter Landscape
Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Winter Landscape

George Morland (1763–1804)

Oil on panel

H 24 x W 30.5 cm

Southend Museums Service

River Wye Approaching the Severn Estuary
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

River Wye Approaching the Severn Estuary c.1947

Ernest Wallcousins (1883–1976)

Oil on canvas

H 88 x W 134 cm

Southend Museums Service

Deserted Farm, Llanrhuddlad
© Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Deserted Farm, Llanrhuddlad c.1970

Kyffin Williams (1918–2006)

Oil on canvas

H 51 x W 61 cm

Southend Museums Service

Leigh Creek
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Leigh Creek 1902

A. J. Conabeer (active 1894–1902)

Oil on card

H 23 x W 33 cm

Southend Museums Service

Old Dutch Cottage, Rayleigh
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Old Dutch Cottage, Rayleigh 1923

Hubert George Allnutt (1886–1960)

Oil on board

H 12.5 x W 20.5 cm

Southend Museums Service

Halt of the Gypsies
Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Halt of the Gypsies

Karel Dujardin (1626–1678)

Oil on canvas

H 42.5 x W 52.5 cm

Southend Museums Service

River Stour Looking towards Manningtree
Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

River Stour Looking towards Manningtree 1804

John Constable (1776–1837)

Oil on canvas

H 20.5 x W 33 cm

Southend Museums Service

Pas de Calais
Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Pas de Calais

Herbert Edwin Pelham Hughes-Stanton (1870–1937)

Oil on canvas

H 94 x W 112 cm

Southend Museums Service

Canna
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Canna 1975

Owen James (b.1934)

Oil & acrylic on board

H 101.5 x W 127 cm

Southend Museums Service

Barns at Clymping, West Sussex
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Barns at Clymping, West Sussex

Philip Hugh Padwick (1876–1958)

Oil on board

H 30.5 x W 40.5 cm

Southend Museums Service

Tobias and the Angel
Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Tobias and the Angel

Cornelis van Poelenburgh (1594/1595–1667)

Oil on copper

H 13 x W 17.5 cm

Southend Museums Service

The Cart Shed
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

The Cart Shed 1957

John Arthur Malcolm Aldridge (1905–1983)

Oil on board

H 27 x W 35.5 cm

Southend Museums Service

Estuary, Southend
© the artist. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Estuary, Southend 2017

John Doubleday (b.1947)

Oil on canvas

H 102 x W 81.5 cm

Southend Museums Service

Melting Snow at Wormingford
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Melting Snow at Wormingford 1962

John Northcote Nash (1893–1977)

Oil on canvas

H 46 x W 75 cm

Southend Museums Service

Saturday Morning at Priory Park
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Saturday Morning at Priory Park c.1952

Leo Hardy

Oil on board

H 49 x W 74.5 cm

Southend Museums Service

Windy Day on Marine Parade, Southend
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Windy Day on Marine Parade, Southend c.1925

Brynhild Parker (1907–1987)

Oil on canvas

H 49 x W 59.5 cm

Southend Museums Service

Flemish River Landscape
Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Flemish River Landscape

Jacques d' Arthois (1613–after 1686)

Oil on canvas

H 62.5 x W 53.5 cm

Southend Museums Service

Winter in Norway
Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Winter in Norway

Frederick Hans Haagensen (1877–1943)

Oil on board

H 6.5 x W 15 cm

Southend Museums Service

Clarissa
© estate of Gilbert Spencer. All rights reserved, DACS 2023. Photo credit: Bridgeman Images

Clarissa c.1963

Gilbert Spencer (1892–1979)

Oil on canvas

H 64 x W 63.5 cm

Southend Museums Service

Death of Lucretia No. 1
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Death of Lucretia No. 1 1963

Carel Victor Morlais Weight (1908–1997)

Oil on board

H 83 x W 80 cm

Southend Museums Service

Boat House, Hampton Court Palace
© the artist / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Boat House, Hampton Court Palace 1977

Maurice Raymond Sheppard (b.1947)

Oil on board

H 40.5 x W 51 cm

Southend Museums Service

Chiswick Mall
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: The Foundation for Essex Arts: BAT Collection

Chiswick Mall 1974

Julian Trevelyan (1910–1988)

Colour etching, aquatint & soft-ground on paper

H 61 x W 81 cm

The Foundation for Essex Arts: BAT Collection

Landscape
Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Landscape

Hercules Pietersz. Segers (c.1589–c.1638) (after)

Oil on canvas

H 57.5 x W 103 cm

Southend Museums Service

Thames Painting: The Estuary (Mouth of the Thames)
© The estate of Michael Andrews / Tate Images. Photo credit: Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

Thames Painting: The Estuary (Mouth of the Thames) 1994–1995

Michael Andrews (1928–1995)

Oil & mixed media on canvas

H 219.8 x W 189.1 cm

Pallant House Gallery

At Thebes, Egypt
Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

At Thebes, Egypt

Edward Lear (1812–1888)

Watercolour on paper

H 16 x W 37 cm

Southend Museums Service

Early Morning, September

Edward Brian Seago (1910–1974)

Oil on board

H 51 x W 67.5 cm

Southend Museums Service

Cattle by the River
Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Cattle by the River

Mark Fisher (1841–1923)

Oil on canvas

H 30.5 x W 35.5 cm

Southend Museums Service

The Lobster Smack, Canvey Island
Photo credit: Dutch Cottage Museum

The Lobster Smack, Canvey Island c.1900

unknown artist

Oil on panel

H 11 x W 14 cm

Dutch Cottage Museum

Stubble Field, Thaxted
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Stubble Field, Thaxted 1968

John Arthur Malcolm Aldridge (1905–1983)

Oil on canvas

H 51 x W 61 cm

Southend Museums Service

Woman Milking (Pastoral Scene)
Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Woman Milking (Pastoral Scene)

Pieter van Os (1776–1839)

Watercolour on paper

H 25.5 x W 35 cm

Southend Museums Service

Shepherd in a Snowy Landscape
Photo credit: Dover Collections

Shepherd in a Snowy Landscape

George Morland (1763–1804)

Oil on panel

H 24 x W 30.5 cm

Dover Collections

Farnley Tyas, West Yorkshire
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Farnley Tyas, West Yorkshire c.1972

Kenneth Barden (1924–1988)

Oil on board

H 33 x W 45.5 cm

Southend Museums Service

In the New Forest
Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

In the New Forest

Edmund Morison Wimperis (1835–1900)

Watercolour on paper

H 26 x W 44.5 cm

Southend Museums Service