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Attributed to JOHN ASKEW (worked 1788-1805)

1788 to 1805, England

A Hull Whaler off a headland

Oil on canvas

Condition
Original frame

65.80 x 97.00 cm    25.91 x 38.19 inches

Overall Framed Size
71.50 x 101.50 cm    28.15 x 39.96 inches


There is little known about the life of John Askew or his artistic training and in this he is like his contemporary Robert Willoughby, 1768-1843, the pioneer of the Hull school of ship painting and portraiture who started earning a living as a house painter but turned to easel painting later. It is assumed that Askew was from the North-East of England and he plied his trade as a ship portraitis...
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