Depicts a tilted ship about to be overwhelmed by a huge wave.
The Loss of an East Indiaman by JMW Turner, c. 1818
© The Higgins Bedford
- Watercolour on paper
- 28 x 39.5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £75,189 ( Total: £300,757)
- Acquired in:
The passengers and crew are about to be thrown into the sea. This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.
Walter Fawkes; Major Horton Fawkes bought at Agnew's; G Mitchell