This was painted at the time of the Sea Empress disaster, when Pembrokeshire's famous beaches disappeared under 72,000 tons of crude oil. All this happened just 2 weeks before my first ever solo exhibition and I had just finished painting many of those beaches. Sorrow is a visualation of how I felt when I first saw the extent of the damage. All the beach paintings were hung together on the same wall in the gallery and sorrow was placed in the centre. I had a point to make.
The following site has a great deal of information on the spill:

The Sea Empress oil spill - 1996

© Adrian James 1996

Frame size in inches (rebate) 11 by 14
Painting size in inches (approx) 7 by 10
Price Not for Sale

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