Antique Maritime Oil on Canvas Painting by Frederick Calvert (1785-1845). A good maritime painting by Calvert depicting sailing ships in an estuary, possibly a view of Greenwich from the Thames, Circa 1830. Housed in the original gilded composition frame.
Born in Cork, Calvert first exhibited at the Dublin Society of Artists and the Hibernian Society in 1815. Upon moving to London in the 1820's, Calvert was became known as a painter of shipping and coastal scenes as well as a topographical watercolorist and engraver. Calvert exhibited at the British Institution and Society of British Artists from 1827-1844. In 1830 he published "Picturesque Views of Staffordshire and Shropshire", and he also worked for the "Archaeological Journal". His works are held by the Victoria and Albert Museum, the National Maritime Museum (Greenwich), and the Walker Art Gallery (Liverpool).
14" wide X 9.75" tall
35.5 cm X 25 cm
19" wide X 14" tall (framed)
48.5 cm X 35.5 cm
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