Top Withens (Cathy Come Home) by Sue Nichol
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This is the path up to Top Withens, near Haworth Yorkshire, the house, believed to be the inspiration for Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights. I have used a little bit of artistic licence as there is actually not much left of the house now.
oil and mixed media on 90 × 60 cm canvas
501 views 2.7.12.
Featured in Along The Rural Road, Painting The Country Life, Atmospheric Landscapes

Traditional Art – Honors
SoJie 16, June 2012

June 2012 Juried Invitational Exhibition

My love of the sea stems from my childhood. I was born in Hartlepool on the North East coast and visited the little fishing village of Staithes often, as I still do today. The fishing cobles to be found on the North East coast serve as my models.

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  • Claudia Dingle
    Claudia Dingleover 2 years ago

    I really enjoy the contrast between the dark and the golden light.

  • Thank you so much, Claudia, much appreciated!

    – Sue Nichol

  • rjpmcmahon
    rjpmcmahonover 2 years ago

    Wonderful painting :-)

  • Thank you so much:)

    – Sue Nichol

  • Mike  Waldron
    Mike Waldronover 2 years ago

    Beautifully done, Sue : )

  • Thank you Mike:)

    – Sue Nichol

  • Susan Duffey
    Susan Duffeyover 2 years ago

    lovely painting – like the texture of the grasses and lots more. I walked over the moor to this place a couple of weeks ago so will be doing my own version sometime.

  • Thank you, Susan, looking forward to seeing your painting:)

    – Sue Nichol

  • AnnieSnel
    AnnieSnelover 2 years ago

    Beautiful work!!

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 2 years ago

  • Thank you, Francis!

    – Sue Nichol

  • Steve Farr
    Steve Farrover 2 years ago

    EXCELLENT work!!

  • Thank you, Steve :)

    – Sue Nichol

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelover 2 years ago

    Very nice, great style!

  • Many thanks, Cindy!

    – Sue Nichol

  • tori yule
    tori yuleover 2 years ago

    beautiful work

  • Thank you, Tori!

    – Sue Nichol

  • Robin King
    Robin Kingover 2 years ago

    Oh, my gosh! So much emotion in this…and so beautiful.
    I can hear Heathcliff calling for Cathy.
    Truly a joy to see!

  • Lol! Thank you so much for your lovely comment, Robin. Heathcliff and Cathy are represented by the two crows and trees!

    – Sue Nichol

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