C1829

Collier &c (CALM)

Artist:

Edward William Cooke (1811 - 1880)

A collier is a bulk cargo ship designed to carry coal, especially for naval use by coal-fired warships. A fine etching by Edward William Cooke (1811-1880) from Fifty Plates of Shipping and Craft which he drew and etched all the images.

$A 85

S/N: FPOSAC-035–187362
(C067)
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Full Title:

Collier &c (CALM)

Date:

C1829

Artist:

Edward William Cooke (1811 - 1880)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Original etching

Image Size: 

203mm 
x 150mm
AUTHENTICITY
Collier &c (CALM) - Antique Print from 1829

Genuine antique
dated:

1829

Description:

A collier is a bulk cargo ship designed to carry coal, especially for naval use by coal-fired warships.

A fine etching by Edward William Cooke (1811-1880) from Fifty Plates of Shipping and Craft which he drew and etched all the images.

Biography:

Edward William Cooke (1811-1880)

Marine and landscape artist born in Pentonville, London, the son of well-known line engraver George Cooke. From an early age he demonstrated his skills in drawing and at the age of eighteen published his series, Shipping and Craft. He was surrounded by famous artist such as Clarkson Stanfield David Roberts.

Cooke began painting in oils in 1833 and took formal lessons from James Stark in 1834, and first exhibited at the Royal Academy and British Institution in 1835.He travelled often throughout his life, to Holland studying the great Dutch marine artists.

He was also a Fellow of the Linnean Society, Fellow of the Geological Society and Fellow of the Zoological Society, and of the Society of Antiquaries. His geological interests in particular led to his election as Fellow of the Royal Society in 1863 and he became a Royal Academician the following year.

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