13 December 2000
Claude-Joseph Vernet (Avignon 1714-1789 Paris)
A storm with a shipwreck by a fortress, a castaway in the foreground
signed and dated 'J.Vernet.f.1769' (lower right)
oil on canvas
321/8 x 393/8 in. (81.6 x 100 cm.)
Miss M.H.A. Key; Christie's, London, 29 November 1963, lot 68 (sold £7,350).
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