In this painting, a sailing vessel has run aground and, to the right, the crew attempt to salvage the wreckage along the sandy shore.
Shipwreck by Unknown Artist, 18151825
© York Art Gallery
- Oil on millboard
- 30.5 x 40.6 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund
This painting was part of a collection of 117 works belonging to the industrialist and engineer F.D. Lycett Green and bequeathed to York through the Art Fund, in 1955, in recognition of the remarkable efforts made after the Second World War by its curator to transform it into a gallery of international importance.
W.A. Coats; F.D. Lycett Green.