This painting was made during the awful depression in Merthyr Tydfil when the steelworks closed and many people were unemployed. The artist worked in Dowlais, offering painting and sculpture lessons to workers as a means to try to improve their lives during this difficult time.
This painting is a companion to 'Dowlais from the Cinder Tips, Caeharris'.
Where to see this painting?
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Brecon Road, Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil (Merthyr Tudful), Wales, CF47 8RE
If you are planning a visit to see this painting, check with the collection first. Paintings can be moved at short notice.
More on this painting
presented by the Contemporary Art Society for Wales