WILLIAM THORNLEY (BRITISH, FL. 1830-1898) OIL ON CANVAS, H 10", W 16", MOUNTS BAY, ST. MICHAEL'S MOUNT
A 19th century oil on canvas by William Thornley. Depicting ship repair scene near Mounts Bay with St. Michael's Mount of Cornwall in the distance. Artist's signature to the lower right. Frame measures H 18.5" x L 25".
As viewed under UV light, slight areas of inpainting fluoresce to the lower right quadrant. Original varnish has been spot-cleaned. Moderate degree of impact crackling with visible stretcher marks. Some losses of gesso throughout frame. Original canvas and stretcher in a period frame. CP