John Christian Schetky - 1819 Graphite Drawing, Llanberis church
DescriptionJohn Christian Schetky - Original 1819 Graphite Drawing. Titled and dated 'July 19' to lower. The date 1877 is inscribed on the reverse, it is not clear what this date refers to. Unsigned and dated. On wove. Condition is typical for a picture of this age including some discolouration.John Christian Schetky (1778 – 1874) was a Scottish marine painter. He was descended from an old Hungarian-Transylvanian family, which, for political reasons, had emigrated to Leipzig at the beginning of the 16th century. He studied art under Alexander Nasmyth and after travelling on the continent, he settled in Oxford, where he taught for six years as a drawing-master. One of Schetky's best-known works, the 'Loss of the Royal George', painted in 1840, is now in Tate Britain.
21 x 32cm (8.3" x 12.6")
From a set of pictures by John Christian Schetky.
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|Artist||John Christian Schetky|
|Dimensions||21 x 32cm|
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