The Wallace Collection

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A Sea Piece
  • Richard Parkes Bonington (1802 - 1828)
  • A Sea Piece
  • France
  • probably 1824
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 54.9 x 84.5 cm
    Object size: 81 x 110.5 x 9 cm
  • P273
  • West Gallery II
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Probably painted c.1824, a year when Bonington spent much of his time at Dunkirk. A watercolour now at the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, inscribed ad naturam (from nature) was perhaps the preparatory study for this oil.