William John Baker, Sailing Ship, Rocky Coast -Original 19th-century watercolour


An original 19th-century watercolour painting, William John Baker Sailing Ship off Rocky Coast.

An atmospheric seascape in soft pink, brown, blue and green tones. Touches of bodycolour highlight the low-flying gulls and waves crashing against rocks. On paper laid down on board.

Signed lower right.
Generally in fine condition, there is the odd small spot of foxing, and a tiny worm hole in the board at the lower left corner.
32cm x 49cm.

William Baker (1865-1938) was landscape painter in oil and watercolour from South Shields. A professional artist, he gave lessons in his studio, teaching over 100 pupils, including his son, George Baker (1901-1972). He most frequently painted the landscape of the north east of England around South Shields.

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Product code: JB-640

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