A View of Chatham Dockyard by Elias Martin

It depicts the dockyard from the Rochester side of Whitehall Creek although the river is shown opened out to suggest closer proximity to the sea.

Details

Category:
Topographical
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 148 x 240 cm
Art Fund grant:
£25,000 ( Total: £144,000)
Acquired in:
1993
Vendor:
Carlton Hobbs

One of a small number of views showing the dockyard in the period before the Napoleonic Wars.

Provenance

Gustav Trolle Bonde collection, Theleborg, Sweden; sold Bukovsky's, Stockholm, 1989.

Venue details

The Historic Dockyard Chatham Dock Road, Chatham Kent ME4 4TZ 01634 823807 www.thedockyard.co.uk

Entry details

Free entry with National Art Pass (standard entry charge is £18.50)

15 Feb – 30 Nov
Daily, 10am – 4pm (6pm during British Summer Time)

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