Off to Trafalgar by Arthur David McCormick

McCormick was born in Coleraine and went to London on the same ship as Hugh Thomson, the prestigious Victorian artist from Coleraine.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
86.3 x 75 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,836 ( Total: £2,313)
Acquired in:
2007
Vendor:
Bonhams

He founded the Chelsea Arts Club along with his more famous friend and flatmate artist Frank Brangwyn and was elected Honorary member of the Ulster Arts Club in 1903. His work is popular for his depictions of sailors. The artist is also responsible for the well known version of the sailor’s head on Players cigarettes packaging.

Provenance

Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Canada; private collection, Canada; Bonham's, 2007. The work has been vetted by the Art Loss Register and LSAD.

Venue details

Coleraine Museum Cloonavin, 66 Portstewart Road, COLERAINE County Londonderry BT52 1EY 028 7034 7239 www.colerainebc.gov.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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