John Scott (British, 1802-1885) A three masted Scottish clipper ship rounding Table Mountain and Cape Town
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John Scott (British, 1802-1885) A British three-masted merchantman in two positions in Table Bay as she runs into Cape Town
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John Scott (British, 1802-1885)
A British three-masted merchantman in two positions in Table Bay as she runs into Cape Town
signed and dated 'J. Scott / 1852' (lower right)
oil on canvas
66 x 92cm (26 x 36 1/4in).

Footnotes

  • In his Ship Portrait Painters, C.H. Ward-Jackson describes Scott as "an excellent and productive specialist in portraits of merchantmen off points of land as far apart as Dover and Cape Town" (London, National Maritime Museum, 1978).
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