A Dutch Pinck, a Frigate and other Vessels in a Fair Breeze by George Chambers

This artist, who specialised in marine subjects, was a native of Whitby.


Oil on canvas
77 x 102 cm
Acquired in:
Bequeathed by:
P L Bushe-Fox through The Art Fund

He was the son of a seaman and himself served on a trading sloop before going to London, where he was employed in painting panoramas and stage scenery. He achieved a certain success, being introduced to William IV and gaining election to the Water Colour Society in 1836.

Venue details

Whitby Museum Pannett Park, WHITBY North Yorkshire YO21 1RE 01947 602908 www.whitbymuseum.org.uk

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