Ships lying off Flushing

A label on the reverse, signed by Clays and dated Brussels 1868, identifies the view. The discrepancy between this date and the date on the painting (1869) suggests that the artist may have signed and dated it some time after it was completed.

Key facts

Artist dates
1819 - 1900
Full title
Ships lying off Flushing
Date made
Medium and support
Oil on wood
59.9 x 86.8 cm
Inscription summary
Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit
Bequeathed by J.M. Parsons, 1870
Inventory number
Location in Gallery