Chasse-Maree off the Gull Stream Light by Clarkson Stanfield

The main subjects in the painting are the three fishing luggers, all of which are trawlers.

Details

Category:
Maritime
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 94 x 126 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,750 ( Total: £14,500)
Acquired in:
1986
Vendor:
Phillips de Pury

The warships in the distance are both at anchor in the Downs, the famous anchorage between the Kent coast and the Goodwins. There is also a typical 'squall-coming-on' effect to the left - rainy darkening of the sky and the sea surface flecked up by rain and wind.

Provenance

Phillips, Jolly's saleroom Bath, 17/6/1985, lot 21.

Venue details

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Burdon Road, SUNDERLAND Tyne and Wear SR1 1PP 0191 5612323 www.seeitdoitsunderland.co.uk

Entry details

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