Peter Monamy (1681-1749)
|Royal Navy Ships Firing a Salute
|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.
|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).
|Oil on Canvas
|28 x 24 inches
|Housed in an ornate frame, 35 inches by 31 inches approx.
|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.