Peter Monamy (1681-1749)

Artist Name Peter Monamy (1681-1749)
Title Royal Navy Ships Firing a Salute
Description A superb British Old Master marine oil painting by Peter Monamy. Painted circa 1730 it depicts the Royal navy first and third rate men o war firing a salute. In the foreground, figures and their dog look on from the sands. In the middle ground are the men o war ships surrounded by several other ships and vessels. A dramatic and colourful British Old Master marine oil painting and an excellent example of Monamy's work.   
Provenance Ruyton Hall, Shropshire. (The Hall was built by Thomas Kynaston in 1574 and generations of the Kynaston family had resided there for more than 400 years).
Medium Oil on Canvas
Size 28 x 24 inches
Frame Housed in an ornate frame, 35 inches by 31 inches approx.
Condition Good condition.
Biography Peter Monamy (London, 1681-1749)  was an English marine painter who was born in London in 1681, the youngest son of a Guernseyman. Throughout his career he was heavily influenced by the works of Willem van de Velde, the Younger.
Price £14000
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