A Coast Scene with Fishing Boats
Clarkson Frederick Stanfield, RA (Sunderland 1793 – Hampstead 1867)
Oil painting on canvas, A Coast Scene with Fishing Boats by George Clarkson Stanfield, RA (London 1828 – Hampstead 1878), signed and dated, at lower left, C.Stansfield, R.A. 1851. A painting titled 'Near Monickendam on the Zuyder Zee' was exhibited at the Royal Aacdemy in 1851 (48).
J. Nield [Neeld]; Christie's London 3 May 1879, lot 80, bought Annrot; sale of Barclay Field Esq. (late George Field's Picture Collection) Christie's, 10th June 1893, lot 8; purchased by the National Trust from the estate of the late George Richard Lawley Gibbs, 2nd Baron Wraxall (1928 – 2001) with the assistance of the NHMF, Art Fund and donations from members and supporters in 2002
Tyntesfield, The Gibbs Collection (National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
Verso: On reverse side: PREPARED BY / WINSOR AND NEWTON / 48? RATHBONE PLACE / LONDON. Cellotaped to top centre back of frame a manilla luggage label printed in black ink P.27B / For Court Use Only / Regina v ..... / Exhibit No...... / Signed .... / Justice of the Peace / Clerk to / (Magistrate's Court) / Date ......... / For police Only / Police Force Gloucestershire Constabulary / Division ...B(in biro) ... / Description of Item ... (written in biro).. Painting of Stranded Boats on beach / signed Stansfield / 13.33 8/1/93 / Identifying mark ... MJW5 (in biro) / Lab.Ref. / J183615/6 (written in ink. Other side of label printed CJ Act 1967 ss 2.9 / MC Rules 1968 v 58 / I identify the exhibit described overleaf as / referred to in the statement made and signed / by me / the 2 columns headed Signature and date have M Wilks 8/1/93 written in.
Makers and roles
Clarkson Frederick Stanfield, RA (Sunderland 1793 – Hampstead 1867), artist