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Clarkson Stanfield R.A. (1793-1867) - Off the Needles
  • Clarkson Stanfield R.A. (1793-1867) - Off the Needles

    An early example of Stanfield's skill in marine painting. This work depicts a British naval vessel sailing off the Needles. It was sold in the artist's studio sale and has recently been reframed with museum glass.


    Medium: Pencil and watercolour with touches of bodycolour, signed l.l 'Clarkson Stanfield 1827', 22 x 32cm, framed.


    Provenance: Stanfield's Studio sale, 8th May 1868, Christie, Manson & Woods, Lot 270; purchased by Mr. Robert Marriott, Grants Temperance Hotel, Smithy Door, Manchester (label verso).


    Condition report: time staining and wear obvious throughout the watercolour, please see photographs.

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