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A marine painting depicting a shipping scene with groups of boats with tall sails on a calm sea, in the middleground to the right, and in the foreground to the left. Flags fly from the top of the masts, with the sails in a variety of stages, some fully open, others not yet hoisted up. In the foreground a crowded rowing boat makes its way between the vessels, watched by figures standing on the shore in the bottom right corner.
oil on panel
H 26.2 x W 23.3 cm
bequeathed by Mr and Mrs Edgar Assheton Bennett, 1979