Luny, Thomas (1759-1837): Dutch Boats Racing, signed, oil on panel, 30 x 21.8 cms. Presented by De Pass, Alfred A.
About the frame
Nineteenth-century British Régence-revival ogee frame with applied compo foliate corners and flower sprigs, textured rail, acanthus leaf-tip moulding and fillet to sight; finished in 'radiator paint'.
Two Dutch boats are seen full sail racing. In the distance is a three masted warship, possibly a frigate at anchor. On the horizon are smaller sailing vessels.