John Ward of Hull (British, 1798-1849) A trading cutter running out to sea past a mooring 'dolphin', with other shipping in the Humber
Sold for £3,000 (US$ 4,984) inc. premium
The Marine Sale
26 Sep 2012 14:00 BST
John Ward of Hull (British, 1798-1849)
A trading cutter running out to sea past a mooring 'dolphin', with other shipping in the Humber
oil on panel
x 6 3/4in).
Gordon Bell and Arthur Credland,
Victorian Ships - John Ward's Marine Manual
, Pickering, 2010 (the composition of the mooring dolphin picture relates to Ward's lithograph series)
In the context of this picture, the 'dolphin' is a group of piles driven into the seabed to provide a mooring point. For a similar work by Ward, see our Marine Sale catalogue, 22nd March 2011, lot 99.
Arthur Credland dates this picture to the 1840s.
We are grateful to Arthur Credland for his assistance in cataloguing this lot.
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