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Date made: 1914-1918
Artist: Knox, Archibald
Description: The calligraphy reads ‘In splendour of fire’. Page twenty-one of bound volume.
Materials: watercolour on paper
Object name: book
Collection: Art Collection
ID number: 1958-0202/21

This is Page 21 of the bound volume of The Deer’s Cry at the Manx Museum.

Sitting in a room watching a coal fire one can see all sorts of colours and the different intensities in different parts of the hearth – yellow, orange, red through to black. Even the “S” which has been used in the previous two pages for sun and snow has a wonderful gradation of fire colour today.

The Archibald Knox Forum would like to hear your thoughts, ideas and comments on any of the pages from The Deer’s Cry.