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The Shipwreck  1772

by Claude-Joseph Vernet

Oil on canvas [br]overall: 113.5 x 162.9 cm framed: 124.8 x 172.9 x 7.6 cm [i]The Shipwreck[/i] epitomizes the type of marine subject for which Vernet was best known. It was commissioned, along with a pendant [i]Mediterranean Coast by Moonlight[/i] (location unknown since c. 1955), by Lord Arundell in November 1771. [i]The Shipwreck[/i] formed a dramatic contrast with ...
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