The Cathedral at Elne
INNES, James Dickson (1887 - 1914)
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.