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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 261

    After Joseph Vernet

    Morning: A coastal landscape with fishermen unloading their catch and a ships beyond

    Price Realised  

    After Joseph Vernet
    Morning: A coastal landscape with fishermen unloading their catch and a ships beyond
    oil on canvas
    33 x 53 in. (83.8 x 134.6 cm.)


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    The prototype for this painting is signed and dated '1747' and was exhibited at the Salon in that year (no. 124) is recorded as in Versailles (see F. Ingersoll-Smouse, Joseph Vernet: Peintre de Marine 1714-1789, Paris, 1926, p. 50, no. 194, 'Port de mer: effet de matin', Château de Versailles).

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