Shaw-Crompton, J : The farewell, original watercolour circa 1890
Shaw-Crompton, J Large watercolour, The Departure, showing a Captain taking leave from his family in an oak-lined room, the windows opening onto a harbour on which lies his waiting ship, a young boy enthusiastically waving out the open window.
Signed lower right, Shaw Crompton, Circa 1890
fair condition with minor signs of fading
57x67cm within mount, frame larger -
This is a very ambitious work by Shaw-Crompton, who is known for his work with Pears Prints. A partner to this watercolour, showing the Captain's return, was sold at Bonhams, 23 Oct 2012 , Knightsbridge British & European PicturesWelcome home signed 'J Shaw Crompton' (lower left),watercolour heightened with white78 x 56.5cm (30 11/16 x 22 1/4in).