British 19th Century Oil Painting Fishing Boat Rough Seas By Henry Moore RA
Capturing the turbulence of a storm-swept British fishing boat in the 19th Century, this stunning oil painting by renowned Royal Academician Henry Moore elegantly evokes a timeless yet somber aesthetic. Its exquisite brushstrokes and captivating hue provide a thought-provoking glimpse into a turbulent past.
- Signed H Moore and dated 1883.
- Subject is the marine seascape view, which is one of Moore’s best subjects: fishing sailing boats assailed by rough, choppy storms sea waters. Your focus is drawn to the larger 2 2-mastered sailing fishing boats, with 2 sails and flying a red flag at the top of the largest mast. 4 Fishermen are on the deck who are all looking towards the rocky shore which is close by. With a mix of dark clouds overhead with some clear blue areas shining through. Views of the rocky shoreline with a lighthouse on the cliff. To the right a small longboat with 2 fisherman fishermen rowing. On the horizon in the distance, you can see another sailing ship.The painting has a dramatic tone
- Oil on canvas.
- By the renowned British maritime and landscape artist Henry Moore from RA (1831-1895), who grew famous for his impressive seascapes in the mid-nineteenth century. Educated by his father, the portraitist William Moore, Henry Moore entered the Royal Academy School in 1853 and began his professional exhibitions that same year.
- His subjects, land, and seascapes, were shown in a number of prominent art galleries, including the Royal Gallery, the Society of British Arts, and the Rosengren Gallery. In 1880, Moore achieved full membership in the Royal Watercolour Society; in 1893, he became a full Royal Academician, an elite position held by only forty-two of the most accomplished British artists.
- Moore’s induction recognized his superior achievement in depicting color and waveform. Today his work retains interest among curators and collectors alike; some of his most famous pieces remain on view at the Tate, the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, and the Manchester Art Gallery.
- His artworks have been offered at auction many times, with selling prices ranging up to 56,348 USD. The record price for this artist at auction is 56,348 US for Storm brewing, sold at Christie's London in 2009.
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- Set in the original gilt frame
- Having such beautiful, highly detailed perspective.
- A superb investment marine nautical collectors item.
- The brushwork is of the finest quality, totally exceptional, a maritime masterpiece.
- With hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home display.
- Such an intriguing scene.
- Incredible conversation piece for your guests.
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- Condition report.
- Offered in fine used condition.
- The painted surface has been cleaned, and the canvas has been relined with paint touch ups to the sky areas in places and some creasing shown.
- The frame has general wear, some chip losses, scuffs, scratches commensurate with usage & old age.
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Dimensions in centimetres of the frame
Length depth thickness of frame (3.5cm)