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“Fishing off the Coast” by William Adolphus Knell

US$6,200Asking Price


Signed lower left, oil on canvas: A very successful marine painter of the mid-19th century William Augustus Knell exhibited 29 paintings at the Royal Academy (including the painting being sold here), 44 at the British Institution, and 20 with the Royal Society of British Artists and was twice commissioned by Queen Victoria to paint seascapes for the Royal Household. His picture ‘The Arrival of Prince Albert’ was bought by the prince consort himself in 1840, and remains in the Royal Collection. Large marine scenes by William Adolphus Knell are held in many major national collections including the National Museums of Scotland and the Greenwich Maritime Museum.


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    Height: 22 in. (55.88 cm)Width: 34 in. (86.36 cm)Depth: 3 in. (7.62 cm)
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    dimensions listed include frame.
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    Wiscasset, ME
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    1stDibs: LU101769253143

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