22 January 2003
John Cantiloe Joy (1806-1866)
Shipping off the Norfolk coast, with sailors on a beach
pencil and watercolour
6¼ x 9 in. (15.9 x 22.8 cm.)
with Anthony Reed, London.
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G. Bauer, Le Siècle d'Or de l'Aquarelle Anglaise, Anthèse, 1998, p. 136, pl. 185, illustrated in colour.
This view shows shipping making passage up the coast on a south-east breeze. A cutter is depicted dropping her peak to come up to the beach and a small merchant man is running up before the wind on the left. A fishing lugger is beached on the right with figures handling rollers.
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