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The brigantine 'L'Avennire'

Oil paintings

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Collection Oil paintings, Fine art
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Leuwin, Pearl
Provenance: International Association of Cape Horners, International Association of Cap
Provenance: Page, Ildefonso
VesselsL'Avennire 1881

Object details:

Object ID BHC2490
Description A ship’s portrait of the brigantine ‘L’Avennire’ shown broadside-on. She is shown making her way through the deep ocean with both her deck houses clearly visible. A number of sailors are also shown on deck. Brigantines were two-masted vessels and ‘L’Avennire’ probably travelled to Australia in the last few decades before sail gave way to steam. The artist was a marine painter, who, together with his son, worked in France. The painting is signed ‘ED Adam 1881’.
Date made 1881

Artist/Maker Adam, Edmond
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials oil on canvas
Measurements Painting: 610 mm x 915 mm; Frame: 862 x 1170 x 70 mm
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