Williamson, William Henry (1820-1883): Collecting Wreckage - A shipping scene, signed and dated 1857, oil on canvas, 49.5 x 74.5 cms. Presented by Alfred A. De Pass.
About the frame
A British bolection frame, second and third quarters of the twentieth century; with small back moulding; steep ogee; astragal and hollow stepped to sight; small insert or slip; finished with matt and burnished water-gilding over dark red bole; supplied by Paul Mitchell Limited. (r)
About the Artist
William Williamson was a nineteenth-century marine painter. He exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1853, 1885 and 1875 and at the British Institution from 1855 and 1856.