My father at the Helm by William McTaggart

An old sailor seated at the stern of a fishing boat holds the tiller.


Oil on canvas
56 x 41 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
F Ransom through The Art Fund

His son kneels on the bottom of the boat with his arms resting on a seat.

Venue details

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery Lister Park, West Yorkshire, BD9 4NS, Bradford West Yorkshire BD9 4NS 01274 431 212

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