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France 1714 – 1789

Tempête sur la côte méditerranéenne [Storm on the Mediterranean coast] and Port méditerranéen, temps calme [Mediterranean port, calm weather] c.1745 Description: pair of paintings
Materials & Technique: paintings, oil on canvas

Dimensions: each 97.8 h x 134.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2003
Accession No: NGA 2003.3.1-2
  • private collection, Ireland, since the 19th century;
  • by descent;
  • sold at auction, Christie's London, Important old master pictures, Friday 7 July 2000, lot 52;
  • with Didier Aaron & Cie, Paris;
  • from whom bought by the National Gallery of Australia, February 2003