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Samuel Read, Shipping

Photo courtesy of Dave Penman (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
Trewithen
Title(s)
Shipping
Medium and support
Oil on panel
Dimensions
Overall height: 18 cm, Overall width: 26 cm
Artist
Samuel Read (c.1816-1883)
Catalogue Number
TN85

Description

The present painting, evidently the pendant to TN84, also depicts two wave-tossed fishing boats and, at a distance to the right, two British naval frigates, which again probably function as patrol vessels. The scene may represent an earlier or later episode in the narrative.

by Martin Postle

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