Seascape with fishermen in a boat leaving the shore
* c.1764 in Paris † c.1825 in Paris
Pen and grey ink with wash over pencil on two pasted sheets. Size of sheet: 14.4 x 22 cm.
On early 19th century mount with collector’s blind stamp top right. Inscribed on the mount “Chipard. Del Copenhague” lower left.
PROVENANCE: From the Collection of Benjamin Wolff (1790-1866) (L.420).
Written biographical sources about Chipart are scarce. It is however known that he sporadically worked as a painter of theatrical scenery at the Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen between c.1794-1825.