John Mayle Whichelo (British, 1784–1865)
A frigate going from St Helen’s to Spithead
Two, one signed and dated l.r.: Whichelo 1826 and signed, inscribed and dated verso:
A Frigate going from St Helens to Spithead./J. Whichelo 1826., pen and grey ink and grey wash on grey paper, the second with touches of white
One with cut corners 10.8 x 13 cm, the other 9 x 2.9 cm
Accompanied by copies of the drawings by Augusta Raymond-Barker. Augusta Raymond-Barker’s copies are very spirited renderings of the originals. Whichelo was marine and landscape painter to the Prince Regent by 1812.
Provenance: Augusta Raymond-Barker, Fairford Park, Gloucestershire; thence by family descent until 2016