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FRANCIS HOLMAN (1729-1790)

1729 to 1790, England

East Indiamen assembling off the coast with the Earl of Effingham, the Beckford and the Land Overly in the foreground

Oil on canvas

signed and dated 1780

88.20 x 150.00 cm    34.72 x 59.06 inches

Overall Framed Size
98.00 x 159.30 cm    38.58 x 62.72 inches


E H H Archibald, former Curator of Oil Paintings at the National Maritime Museum, writing in his Dictionary of Sea Painters, says of Francis Holman that he is “…one of the major marine painters of the 18th century”. It is readily apparent from his works that he was a gifted artist and one who was particularly adept at portraying the water’s surface and the light, feathery application of...
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