Watercolour.Wreck off Staithes.

Age: 1902

Condition: Excellent

Size (cminches): 58 x 30 x


Item information


Figures on the beach looking at the ship in trouble off the shore. Dimensions are for the painting approx. (not the frame).

History & Provenance

Frank Wasley was born in Peckam in South London. He was a painter, watercolourist and draughtsman. An admirer of Turner, he mainly painted between 1880 and 1914, exhibited at the Royal Academy and in provincial galleries. He trained as a musician and had no formal artistic training. He produced many paintings of Venice. One of his first works was purchased by Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool. He lived and had a studio in Whitby for while.

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