c19th signed marine oil painting on canvas study of a merchant or trading ship in full sail with interesting inscription

C19th signed marine oil painting on canvas study of a merchant or trading ship in full sail with interesting inscription.



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ML 1812


C19th signed marine oil painting on canvas study of a merchant vessel or trading ship in full sail with an interesting inscription.
Unframed oil painting on canvas inscribed to lower edge "The 201 ton GROVER out of Liverpool on the Valparaiso run. Chile . C.W. Williamson ". The three-masted vessel in full sail running on a high sea , flying flags including the British Ensign .
Trading with Chile and Western South America , and in particular the international 'hub' port of Valparaiso , was at its height during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. The trade out of Liverpool carrying cargoes of Staffordshire pottery and ceramics was a flourishing international market .
In original as found condition , some rippling and raised areas of paint but no rips, losses or repairs. Has not been the subject of restoration or cleaning.
An evocative subject and accomplished painting in atmospheric condition.
Signed by C.W .Williamson , an artist whom we have been unable to trace .
H 23"
W 31"
D 1"
England c. 1870
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Internal Ref: ML 1812


Height = 60 cm (24")
Width = 80 cm (32")
Depth = 2 cm (1")

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