Drogheda Municipal Art Collection

The Creek, Tuckton

William Leech

b. 1881 - d. 1968
1949 Oil on canvas

In 1949, William Leech was staying at Christchurch near Bournemouth, where he painted a bend of the River Stour at Tuckton Creek. Boats line up parallel to one another and flashes of colour dart in the dark brown water amidst the elongated shadows.

An oil landscape painting depicting a river scene with several small boats on the water in the foreground. In the left background a small boat is resting on a river bank.