White Barque, Falmouth, 1896

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Object Description

White Barque, Falmouth, 1896
Henry Scott Tuke, RA RWS NEAC RBA (1858 – 1929)
Oil on canvas. Signed and dated.
15” x 23½” (38.1 cm x 59.7 cm)

Object History

Provenance: Tuke’s Register R237.
Exhibited: London, Ridley Art Club, Grafton Galleries, 1896 and The Fine Art Society.

Tuke was born in York, the son of a doctor, and raised at Falmouth, where he developed a passion for the sea and sailing ships. An accomplished yachtsman who owned several boats himself, Tuke set up a studio aboard his own French brigantine, the Julie of Nantes, and specialised in painting the vessels which came to anchor in the deep waters of Falmouth Bay.

Object Condition

In excellent, original condition.

Object Details

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Devonshire, United Kingdom.

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