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FDA-D.1703-2023

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Object number

FDA-D.1703-2023

Object type

Identification

Title

Rowing Out - Fishing Boats in the English Channel

Title Type

Common name

Description

Painted landscape view of a shipping scene, with figures in a rowboat and a buoy at the centre, a sailboat beyond, further boats on the horizon

Description

Dimensions

height (actual size): 229mm
width (actual size): 305mm

Inscription

Signed lower right: 'W. Callow.'; stamped lower left with collector's mark; inscribed on verso: ‘Bateau pecheur / a l’an[…]’

Material

paper
watercolour

Materials & techniques note

Watercolour on paper

Production

Date

c.1840

History and association

Object history note

Provenance: Collection of Alfred Beurdeley (1847–1919); ‘Maritime and Naval Battles’, Christie’s, South Kensington, 9 November 2000, Lot 432, as ‘In the Chanel’, bought in; Agnew's, London, 2002; from whom purchased by Richard Amis; collection of Richard Henry Allen Amis (K.S. 1945-50; 1932-2018); by whom bequeathed to Eton College

Exhibited: 'Watercolours & Drawings; 129th Annual Exhibition’, Agnew’s, London, 13 February to 8 March 2002; 'An Etonian Collector: The Richard Amis Bequest', The Verey Gallery, Eton College, 16 November 2023 to 24 March 2024
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