Arthur Joseph Meadows (British, 1843-1907)
'Smack Making Harbour in a Gale'
signed and dated 'ArthurJMeadows/1877' (lower left), further signed and inscribed 'A smack making harbour in a gale/notes/She was making good way when her tiller got wrong/crew saved, she broke up on the rocks/Arthur J Meadows' (on old label attached to stretcher verso)
oil on canvas
35 x 61cm (13 3/4 x 24in).