8 June 2007
Alfred Wallis (1855-1942)
Schooner in full sail
pencil and oil on card
7 x 14½ in. (17.8 x 36.8 cm.)
H.S. (Jim) Ede, from whom acquired by the present owner.
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Having been a sailor and experienced life at sea, Wallis' ships were always depicted with precise detail. The present work shows the exactness and the confidence with which he painted the vessels and their sail layouts.
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