Claude-Joseph Vernet - The Shipwreck

Literature

Philip Conisbee, French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century, Washington; Princeton, N.J., 2009, nr. 92


Provenance

Commissioned November 1771 by Henry, 8th Lord Arundell of Wardour (1740-1808), Wardour Castle, Tisbury, Wiltshire
by descent in his family
Arundell sale, at Wardour Castle, 10 September 1952, nr. 144, as The Storm (paired with The Calm)
with Galerie Popoff, Paris, by 1957
private collection, France
with Marc Blondeau, Paris/Sotheby's, New York
purchased 17 February 2000 by NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 2000.22.1

Other works by Claude-Joseph Vernet


Claude-Joseph Vernet A shipwreck with figures coming ashore
A shipwreck with figures coming ashore
1648

Claude-Joseph Vernet The waterfalls of Tivoli with the villa of Meacenas
The waterfalls of Tivoli with the villa of Meacenas
c. 1740-50

Claude-Joseph Vernet An Italian harbour in stormy weather
An Italian harbour in stormy weather
c. 1740-50

Claude-Joseph Vernet Seascape, View of Sorrento
Seascape, View of Sorrento

Claude-Joseph Vernet
The Shipwreck
1772
113.5 x 162.9 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower left: J. Vernet / F. 1772
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.