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Boats at Sea, 1894 – French School

Description

Beautiful oil on canvas depicting a marine scene. We can see in the foreground two sailing boats with their crews in rough seas. The beacon indicates that they are near the coast or a harbour. In the background on the horizon there is a steamboat and a tall ship. The painting dates from 1894 and is signed in the dark part of the wave in the bottom right corner but the artist’s signature is unclear.

 

Artist: Unknown.

Illegible signature and date 94 lower right.

Medium: Oil on canvas.

Condition: Very good condition. Signs of past inpainting; recent cleaning.

Dimensions: 40 x 64.5 cm. / 16 x 25.5 in.

Frame: 60 x 84 cm. / 23.5 x 33.5 in. Classic style wood, green inner moulding.

Provenance: La Rochelle, France.

 

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