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This untitled painting, known as 'Sailing, Storm Bay, Tasmania', shows Cape Pillar in the background and is attributed to Haughton Forrest.

The date of the painting is unknown but it would have been sometime between 1876 when Forrest arrived in Tasmania and 1925 when he died in Hobart.

Details

  • Title: Sailing, Storm Bay, Tasmania
  • Creator: Haughton Forrest
  • Date: 1826/1925
  • Location: Australia
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Oil piant, wood
  • Significance: Haughton Forrest is one of Australia's foremost maritime artists. He was born in England in 1826 and settled in Tasmania in 1876. He painted ambitious oils of Tasmanian shipping, yachting and the local scenery. Originally an amateur artist he began exhibiting and selling his work in Tasmania .
  • See institution's online collections: http://www.anmm.gov.au/collections
  • Dimensions: 296 x 451 mm
  • Credit line: ANMM Collection

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