Impressive 19th century British School oil on canvas ‘The Astronomer at Sail’ This vessel is flying the T & J Harrison of Liverpool house flag, the Maltese cross. More can be found out about the various T & J Harrison Astronomers by searching: “T & J Harrison ship list”. The painting measures @ 25″ x 37″, Provenance: ‘Boydell Galleries, Liverpool’. This painting has had some restoration in the last 70 or 80 years and has just benefitted from another clean. This process is now complete and I can quite honestly say the painting is a stunner. The depiction of the sea is reminiscent of several paintings I have seen attributed to Sam Walters. Asking price £2,500.00.
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