Artists Proof Etching Aquatint Colours Battle Of St. Vincent By Harold Wyllie - image 1 of 11

~ Framed Artists Proof Print Of The Battle Of St. Vincent By Harold Wyllie ~

Both Harold Wyllie and his father William Lionel Wyllie were noted maritime artists and helped to preserve HMS Victory in the 1930's.

It is signed in pencil by the artist to the lower left.

The ships depicted from left to right are Goliath '74 (cannons), Egmont '74, Victory 100, Principe De Austurias 112 and Oriente '74.

It is presented in its original single mounted and glazed frame.

It was published in May 1928 by Arthur Jackmann.

There is an old dealers label for Vicars Brothers Ltd - Fine Art Dealers - of Old Bond Street, London to the reverse declaring it as the artists proof.

The Battle of Cape St. Vincent (14 February 1797) was one of the opening battles of the Anglo-Spanish War (1796-1808), as part of the French Revolutionary Wars, where a British fleet under Admiral Sir John Jervis defeated a greatly superior Spanish fleet under Admiral Don Jose de Cordoba y Rams near Cape St. Vincent, Portugal.

~ Condition ~

The frame has some chips and loss. The mount was some stains top right. The print is in very good order.

~ Dimensions ~

The frame is 61 cm (24 inches) wide by 47 cm (18.5 inches) tall.

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ITEM ID
2000443
MEDIA
Etching
THEME
Nautical
ORIGIN
England • English
AGE
Early 20th Century
ITEM TYPE
Vintage

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Artists Proof Etching Aquatint Colours Battle Of St. Vincent By Harold Wyllie

£375 GBP
~ $450


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