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Monks' Bridge, Ballasalla, Malew

Date made: 1943

Description: Monks' Bridge at Ballasalla with the stream in the foreground and trees and a cottage in the background. Signed in bottom right hand corner 'Sorgiani'.

Handwritten label on reverse of painting 'Painted by Sorgiani, a civilian internee at the Prisoner of War camp in Peel during the 1939-45 war. Presented to the Camp Matron of the hospital, before he was released, who was Mrs Jessie McMurray and then given to Rex Kissack, her 2nd cousin'.

Giuseppe Sorgiani was interned in the Palace Camp in 1940 and prior to internment had been living at 23 Earnshaw Street, London, WC2.

Measurements: unframed artwork: 30 cm x 37 cm

Materials: oil on board

Object name: painting

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 2008-0032



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