Property from an Important Private Collection
FOLLOWER OF CLAUDE-JOSEPH VERNET
A landscape with fishermen on a rock, with ships beyond in heavy seas
oil on canvas
97.9 x 137.9 cm.; 38½ x 54¼ in.
Francis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford (1788–1861), Bedford House, London;
By whose Trustees sold, London, Christie's, 11 November 1994, lot 27 (as Circle of Thomas Patch), where acquired by the present owner.
G.F. Waagen, Treasures of Art in Great Britain, London 1854, vol. II, p. 284 (as Claude-Joseph Vernet).