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Samuel Walters

The Star of the East, hove-to in Beaumaris Bay awaiting the pilot to Liverpool

33 x 51 in. (83.8 x 129.5 cm)


Samuel  Walters (1811-1882)

The Star of the East hove too off Anglesey for a pilot to Liverpool

oil on canvas

signed and dated 'S. WALTERS 1854' (lower left)

33 x 51 in. (83.8 x 129.5 cm)


Messrs Gracie, Beazley and Co., Liverpool, and by descent. 

Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 22 November 1991, lot 112. 

with Richard Green, London, 1993.


F.C. Beazley, F.S.A., Four Liverpool Clippers, Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 1925, pp.3-5, illustrated p.3.

A.S. Davidson, Samuel Walters - Marine Artist; Fifty Years of Sea, Sail, & Steam, Coventry, 1992, p.156, illustrated.