T. Williams - The Stranded 'Panmure' before Salt River Mouth

T. Williams - The Stranded 'Panmure' before Salt River Mouth - image-1
T. Williams - The Stranded 'Panmure' before Salt River Mouth - image-1

T. Williams

The Stranded 'Panmure' before Salt River Mouth

Oil on canvas. 30.5 x 50.5 cm.
Signed and dated lower left: T. Williams 1892.

Stamped to the reverse of the unlined canvas: “G. Rowney & Co / London, W.”.
The 'Panmure' ran aground in stormy seas off the coast of Salt River Mouth in South Africa on 4th August 1891 (the original investigation report on the disaster can be read online under: <http://www.plimsoll.org/resources/SCCLibraries/WreckReports/16101.asp>). This work was painted the following year and shows salvage work being carried out on the stranded vessel.

Provenance

Formerly The Parker Gallery, London (gallery label to the reverse of the stretcher).

Lot 147 Rα

Estimate:
2.000 € - 2.500 €