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Nicholas Pocock, 1740-1821

David Cordingly

Nicholas Pocock, 1740-1821

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Published by Conway Maritime Press in association with the National Maritime Museum in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pocock, Nicholas, -- 1740?-1821,,
  • Marine painters -- Great Britain -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Cordingly.
    SeriesConway"s marine artists
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22147710M

    Resale royalty applies where the Hammer Price is 1, Euro or more and the amount cannot be more than 12, Euro per lot. Nicholas Pocock was the son of Nicholas Pocock c. The vendor is entitled to withdraw any lot up to the point of sale. He had tried at the Battle of Martinique in to bring a superior force to bear by concentrating his ships on the rear of the French line, but his orders were misunderstood or not properly executed. This deposit will be fully refundable should the bids prove to be unsuccessful.

    He filled his logbooks with sketches on these voyages, and while he later pursued a career as a marine artist, with major commissions from naval patrons, and the task of illustrating Clarke and McArthur's Life of Nelson, his sketches rather than his finished pictures are now considered to be his most successful works. One critic at the summer Royal Academy exhibition was quoted whilst reviewing Turner's seascapes as saying 'there is perhaps no branch of art which presents a wilder field for exaggeration than that of marine-painting', this is certainly true. Resale royalty applies where the Hammer Price is 1, Euro or more and the amount cannot be more than 12, Euro per lot. Title broken by coat of arms. In the case of miscellaneous books, maps and other items, the Auctioneer reserves the right to extract and dispose of items that, in the opinion of the Auctioneer at his absolute discretion, have no saleable value and, therefore, might detract from the saleability of the rest of the lot and the Auctioneer shall incur no liability to the seller in respect of the items disposed of. The British ship in the centre is standing firm against the onslaught of two French ships.

    The value of the goods so covered will be the hammer price, or in the case of unsold lots the lower estimate, or in the case of loss or damage prior to the sale that which the specialist staff of the Auctioneer shall in their absolute discretion estimate to be the auction value of such goods. Any surplus shall belong to the seller. Later in the same year, he submitted work to the exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts and, while it arrived too late to be included, it did elicit an encouraging letter from the President, Sir Joshua Reynolds. Any representation or statement by the Auctioneer in any catalogue, brochure or advertisement of forthcoming sales as to authorship, attribution, genuineness, origin, date, age, provenance, condition or estimated selling price is a statement of opinion only. Pocock made at least twelve voyages to America, as well as trips to the West Indies and the Mediterranean. Proceed for damages for breach of contract.


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The Auctioneer will not be liable for damage to glass or picture frames, nor cleavage of stones jewellery. In the event of the Auctioneer exercising his right to rescind the sale his obligation to the seller hereunder lapses.

Lot Description and Condition All potential buyers should be aware of the following : If you are intending to buy from any of our sales it is your responsibility to satisfy yourself the items you are buying meet your acceptable standard.

He was born in Bristol inthe eldest son of 1740-1821 book Nicholas Pocock, a mariner and merchant and later Freeman of Bristol. The battle ended up lasting five days and the French ship the 'Vengeur du Peuple' was sunk, as well as 6 French ships being captured by the British fleet which was led by Admiral Lord Howe.

Death[ edit ] His wall memorial in Holy Trinity Church, Cookham leftbeside those of his daughter in law Frances Ashwell top right and his Nicholas Pocock George bottom right.

Two years later the Battle of the Saintes, in the Caribbean between the islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique, took place on 12 t h April after several days' manoeuvring in light airs which had given Rodney's captains much-needed training in what he wanted them to do.

The buyer agrees to pay the Auctioneer an amount equal to the resale royalty and the Auctioneer will pay such amount to the artist's collecting agent. Hodgson on 18 t h Junewere watercolour plans of the battle, drawings of flags and signals and lists of the two fleets. The guns of the British ships were concentrated on a handful of French ships which were repeatedly raked through the weaker part of their hulls, the bows and sterns, as the British broke the French line in three places, and the tactical cohesion of the French was destroyed.

He was subsequently master of Champion's ships Betsey and Minerva. Admiral George Brydges Rodney was a great tactician though a difficult man to work with, and with the signal-book yet to be settled, he had difficulty in communicating his ideas.

These companies will require payment direct for their services. Illustrations in catalogues are for the purpose of identification only. Nicholas Pocock died in at Maidenhead, and is buried in the nearby parish church of Cookham.

Intending purchasers must satisfy themselves of all faults, imperfections and errors of description. Alternatively, you can pay by cheque Pounds Sterling onlyplease allow 5 working days for the cheque to clear before collection of goods.

The sea this time is as still as it can be and the oncoming sunset creates the perfect light for Turner to work with. As a result, Pocock exhibited four marines at the RA inand then showed without a break untilwith a last appearance in Tuesday, 11 February Nicholas Pocock - an apogee of British naval art?

In he married Ann Evans, and submitted his first oil painting to the Royal Academy. Our bank details will be supplied to you on your invoice.

His works were also engraved as prints and illustrations to books and periodicals, notably the Naval Chronicle. John Nicholson shall be entitled to a lien on any lot sold until the purchase price and any expenses are paid in full by the buyer.

In he married Anne Evanswith whom he had nine children, including the artist William Innes Pocock.Nicholas Pocock () Oil on canvas, The painting hangs in the drawing room of Bristol’s Georgian House.

It is likely to have been commissioned by John Pinney, who built the house in Pinney was a wealthy Bristol sugar merchant, with a plantation, Mantravers, on the. *Attributed to Nicholas Pocock (). Fishing Vessels coming in to shore, grisaille watercolour, depicting a blustery seascape with sailing boats, and figures on the shore, x 17cm ( x ins), mounted, framed and glazed, with Ruskin Gallery label on.

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