Inshore Fishing
Artwork: Inshore Fishing
Size: 106.5 x 73 cm
Medium: Oil on board 
Creation year: 1953
Marks: Signed, dated '53' and indistinctly dated '52'; also' 'signed, titled and dated '1953' on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Gimpel Fils, London, 1957; Design Research Unit, London; Christian Action; Their sale, Christie's London, 1st March 1974, lot 198; Paul Rice, 1974; F. Dickinson, 1975; Sale, Christie's London, 26th October 1994, lot 142, where acquired by David Bowie
Exhibition history: New York, Passedoit Gallery, Three British Painters: Lanyon, Gear, Hull, January 1953, cat. no.7; Bath, Everyman Club, Octagon, Exhibition of Paintings by Peter Lanyon, Bryan Winter, Peter Potworoski, Paul Feiler, February 1955, cat. no.2; Plymouth, Plymouth City Art Gallery, Peter Lanyon, May 1955, cat. no.15, with tour to Midland Group Gallery, Nottingham; Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada, Six Painters from Cornwall, 11th November 1955 - November 1956, cat. no.2, with tour to Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Art Gallery of Toronto, Toronto, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, University of Alberta, Alberta, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Willistead Art Gallery, Ontario, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario, and The Elsie Perrin Williams Memorial Art Museum, Ontario; London, O'Hana Gallery, Dimensions, December 1957, cat. no.41 (with incorrect date); St Ives, Sail Loft Gallery, Peter Lanyon 1936-1961, May 1961, cat. no.22; St Ives, Tate, Peter Lanyon: Coastal Journey, 11th November 2000 - 11th March 2001, un-numbered catalogue; St Ives, Tate, Peter Lanyon, 9th October 2010 - 9th January 2011, un-numbered catalogue, pp.17 and 22, illustrated p.61; London, ROKEBY Gallery, Inshore Fishing: Peter Lanyon and Four Contemporary Artists, 16th November 2012 - 18th January 2013; St Ives, Tate, Modern Art and St Ives: International Exchanges, 1915-65, 17th May - 28th September 2014, un-numbered catalogue, illustrated p.81, with tour to Middlesborough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesborough