JOHN SAMUEL RAWLE
A very atmospheric antique oil on board painting by John Samuel Rawle (fl. 1882-1887) of a ship moored in Arundel. The tide is low and the ship is listing slightly as it rests on the river bed. The spire of the cathedral can be seen on the far right.
This artist was also a renowned illustrator and engraver.
Frame: Set in a good quality ornate gilt wooden frame which is believed to be the original for the painting.
Signature: Lower left.
Provenance: A label on the back shows that this painting was for exhibition at the Royal Academy and dates it as August 1873.
Condition: Painting and frame are both in good condition.
Measurements: Painting measures 45 x 35cm and the overall frame 70 x 60cm.