Karen Taylor Fine Art

Agent, Advisor and Dealer in British Art

John Mayle Whichelo (British, 1784–1865)

A frigate going from St Helen’s to Spithead

John Mayle Whichelo

The Ridge

John Mayle Whichelo


Two, one signed and dated l.r.: Whichelo 1826 and signed, inscribed and dated verso:
A Frigate going from St Helens to Spithead./J. Whichelo 1826., pen and grey ink and grey wash on grey paper, the second with touches of white
One with cut corners 10.8 x 13 cm, the other 9 x 2.9 cm

Accompanied by copies of the drawings by Augusta Raymond-Barker. Augusta Raymond-Barker’s copies are very spirited renderings of the originals. Whichelo was marine and landscape painter to the Prince Regent by 1812.

Provenance: Augusta Raymond-Barker, Fairford Park, Gloucestershire; thence by family descent until 2016

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