With darkness falling, this painting depicts the moonlit Knostrop Cut in Leeds that was a flood defence. This highly atmospheric harbour scene is characteristic of Grimshaw during his artistic peak, with his moonlit urban scenes being so evocative of Victorian life of the late nineteenth century. DIMENSIONS: (unframed) 120.3 x 30.5 cm/ 8.0 x 12.0 ins SIGNATURE: Signed ‘J Atkinson Grimshaw’ and dated (lower right); Signed, dated and titled (verso) MEDIUM:Oil on canvas