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Autumn Fine Art Sale (#165LS) 14/11/2014 10:00 AM BST Closed

Lot 542 of 1178: John Ward of Hull (1798-1849) Whaling ships in Arctic waters Whaling ships with walrus and seals in the foreground Oil on canvas, 22.5cm by 34.5cm John Ward of Hull produced a number of smaller compositional paintings of whaling ships around 1840, which may have acted as sketches in advance of his seminal work "William Lee in the Arctic " held by Hull Maritime Museum. In 1996 Christie's, London, sold another outstanding example based on the same theme - "The Northern Whale Fishery - The

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Sold For:£40,000
Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Autumn Fine Art Sale (#165LS)  14/11/2014 10:00 AM BST  Closed