An image of Off the Eddystone – effect of storm

Copley Fielding

(England 22 Nov 1787 – 03 Mar 1855)

Off the Eddystone – effect of storm

Other titles:
Pilot boat going off to a vessel in a hard gale, near the Eddystone
Location
15th–19th c European art
Year
1826
Media
Watercolour
Medium
watercolour with pen and scraping out over traces of pencil
Dimensions
64.5 x 91.0 cm image/sheet; 100.0 x 126.0 x 4.5 cm frame
Signature & date

Signed and dated on broken mast, "Copley Fielding 1826".

Credit
Purchased 1888
Accession number
1098
Provenance
Mrs Haldimand, pre 1861, London/England, her sale, Christie's London, 21 June 1861, no 68, sold for 94 gns.
Mr James Morris, pre 1883, London/England, his sale, Christie's London, 3 March 1883, bought at the sale by 'Isaac' for ₤157.
Source unknown, 1888, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW in London 1888