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John Tobias Young (1790-1822)
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John Tobias Young (1790-1822)

View of Southampton, with the River Itchen in the foreground and Southampton Water beyond

Details
John Tobias Young (1790-1822)
View of Southampton, with the River Itchen in the foreground and Southampton Water beyond
with indistinct signature and date (lower right)
oil on panel
25 x 34½ in. (63.5 x 87.6 cm.)
Provenance
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 13 April 1994, lot 9 (sold £7,495).
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Lot Essay

Young spent a large proportion of his career in Southampton, principally working for Lord Barrymore. He exhibited at the Royal Institution in 1821. In the early 19th Century Southampton was a significant centre of shipbuilding and a shipyard is prominently displayed in this picture.
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