Shipping in Rough Seas 1834 (Cape of Good Hope)

‘Shipping in Rough Seas’ by Thomas Luny, 1834 (Cape of Good Hope). This oil on panel by Luny depicts a large ship with three masts struggling in a storm, smaller boats and rocks can be seen in the distance. Previously, this painting was believed to have been of the Rock of Gibraltar. Luny, a Cornish artist, focused his attention on marine and seascape paintings, and was clearly influenced by his surrounding coastal environment.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
150/1978x
Category
Fine Art
Collection Class
Paintings
Medium
oil on panel
Common Name
Shipping in Rough Seas 1834 (Cape of Good Hope)
Simple Name
painting
Inscription Transcription
Luny 1834
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Town
Teignmouth
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Date
1834
Production Person Initials
Thomas
Production Person Surname
Luny
Production Year Low

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Shipping in Rough Seas 1834 (Cape of Good Hope)