The ship 'Isabella' at sea

This early 19th-century oil painting of a British merchant ship in the English Channel, with Dover behind on the left and the South Foreland to the right, is a typical example of a conventional ship portrait showing the vessel in two or three separate views; in this case of its starboard side and from astern (far right). It had a previously incorrect attributed to John Wilson Carmichael.

Object Details

ID: BHC3421
Collection: Fine art
Type: Painting
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Carmichael, John Wilson; circle of William John Huggins
Vessels: Isabella 1820
Date made: circa 1820
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Macpherson Collection
Measurements: Frame: 536 mm x 702 mm x 47 mm;Painting: 485 mm x 650 mm

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