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.