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Ebbw Vale at Night

PIPER, John (1903 - 1992)

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Date: 1956

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 25.3 x 45.9 cm

Acquired: 1978; Gift; Dr Kathleen Williams

Accession Number: NMW A 2145

The drama of this scene is heightened by the darkness of a night scene. From 1936 Piper painted all around Wales, finding inspiration in land, buildings and industrial views. Ebbw Vale has a long industrial history, manufacturing iron, steel and coal.  The steelworks were still operating at the time of this painting, but were closed and demolished in 1970. 

Comments(2)

Marc Haynes Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales Staff
30 April 2019, 12:15
Dear Russell Jones,

Thank you very much for your enquiry. I have forwarded it to my colleague who is responsible for our Print On Demand service; she will be in contact with you.

Best wishes,

Marc
Digital Team
Russell Jones
30 April 2019, 08:46
Hi,
On a recent visit to the museum I noticed I am able to request prints of original paintings.
Is this service available online? If so am I able to order this one? (John Piper - Ebbw Vale at night).
Regards,
Russell Jones

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