A busy crowded leisure scene illustrating Brighton in Sussex on a bank holiday. Markets and parades are seen from a point overlooking the bandstand on the end of the main promenade east of the pier, which can be seen in the left background.
Bank Holiday, Brighton
86.4 x 111.8 cm
Oil on canvas
Date of work
Original: Oil on canvas, 86.4 x 111.8 cm ® Tate, London
British painter Charles Cundall was known for his topographical subjects and townscapes. He studied at the Manchester School of Art, obtaining a scholarship to the R.C.A. 1912. He became an official War Artist with the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force 1940–5.