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A seapiece, a calm
(c. 1783)

Medium
oil on canvas
Measurements
156.2 × 190.5 cm
Accession Number
1840-4
Department
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1948
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
19th Century European Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International

Frame

Thomas GAINSBOROUGH
A seapiece, a calm (c. 1783)
Framemaker
Unknown - 18th century
Date
c.1783
Materials

carved timber and gold leaf

Condition

worn original condition

About

The carved English Rococo frame on A seapiece, a calm appears to retain the original gilded surface. It is one of three English Rococo frames in the collection with this form.