A Ship in a Hard Gale Driving under Bare Poles.
London: Pub. Dec. 1. 1801, by R. Ackermann, at his Repository of Arts, No. 101, Strand.
Aquatint with etching, an early issue. 285 x 350mm, 11¼ x 13¾". A fine impression, with full margins, uncut.
Stormy seascape, with waves crashing on a ship in the centre, which tilts to the right and shows the stern to the viewer; further ships behind. After Samuel Atkins (British, 1760 - 1810). Numbered '6' lower right.
Not in Parker. The impressions in the BM have an 1810 imprint.
[Ref: 26768] £160.00