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William ETTY  (1787-1849) - Youth on the Prow, and Pleasure at the Helm

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William ETTY (1787-1849) - Youth on the Prow, and Pleasure at the Helm

William ETTY (1787-1849) Youth on the Prow, and Pleasure at the Helm, c. 1830-32 Oil on canvas, 52 x 42 cm Youth on the Prow, and Pleasure at the Helm is a study for the central group in a large work (158.7 x 117.5 cm) of the same title which Etty painted in around 1830 and showed at the Royal Academy in 1832. The majestic canvas was snapped up by English collector Robert Vernon, who decided in 1847 to offer it and other works from his collection to National Gallery (it currently hangs in the Tate Britain). The painting was inspired by the poem The Bard penned by Thomas Grey in 1757, a poem which harked [...]

Period : 19th century

Antique dealer : Antonacci Lapiccirella Fine Art

Antonacci Lapiccirella Fine Art

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