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2414 | British Fine Art

Sun, Feb 11, 2024 12:00PM EST
Lot 328

BRITISH ROYAL NAVY IN A FISHERY OIL PAINTING

Estimate: $5,625 - $7,500

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Year: 18th century
Size: 31" x 26"
Medium: Oil
Description: Richard Wright of Liverpool painted this enormous 18th-century oil painting, which depicts a Royal Navy ship going through a fishery from the coast. A comprehensive picture of different vessels in varying weather situations, with excellent quality and condition. Unsigned, but recognized by a British Museum-owned engraving that has been verified as belonging to Wright. enclosed in a vintage gilded frame. Leading example of a maritime painter who learned everything on his own and is recognized as one of the genre's most important artists of the era. Size: about 31" by 26" when framed
Shipping: Ships From London, UK

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