John Fox
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Honfleur

Honfleur

1957
oil on linen
24 x 30 in
PF309

From spring 1957 to late 1958, John Fox spent time in Honfleur, northwestern France. Its long harbour, closely-packed buildings and octagonal bell-tower have remained unchanged for centuries. Here the docked boats with their angled sails, the afternoon light moving across the canvas, and up-and-down roof lines suggest the vitality of a multi-coloured cityscape seen in a single glance. 

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