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The Cathedral at Elne

INNES, James Dickson (1887 - 1914)

The Cathedral at Elne

Date: 1911

Media: oil on panel

Size: 23.3.0 x 33.0 cm

Acquired: 1963; Bequest; Margaret Davies

Accession Number: NMW A 199

Collection: The Davies Sisters Collection

Elne is half way between Perpignan and Collioure. This is the view from the vicinity of the railway station and was probably painted during a halt on a train journey. The flat blocks of bright colour recall Matisse and the Fauves, who also painted in Provence.

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