Julius Ibbetson / A Storm on the Isle of Wight / c.179(?)Julius Ibbetson
A Storm on the Isle of Wight

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Creator Name: Ibbetson, Julius
Creator Nationality: European; British
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1759 - 1817
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Julius Ibbetson
Title: A Storm on the Isle of Wight
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1790
Creation End Date: 1799
Creation Date: c.179(?)
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: oil on canvas
Dimensions: Unframed: 50.8cm x 67.6cm
Inscriptions: Signed lower left: "Julius Ibbetson / [...] / 179[...]"
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1948.461
Credit Line: Bequest of Henry W. Kent
Rights: http://www.clemusart.com/museum/disclaim2.html
Context: The scene depicts a family?s distress upon finding that one of its members has drowned off the rocky shore of the Isle of Wight during a storm. A ship sinks in the wild sea, amid swirling dark clouds and lightning flashes. The artist had visited the Isle of Wight in 1791.Ibbetson began his career by copying Dutch landscape paintings for dealers. He is known to have produced copies and fakes in the style of other masters as well.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1948.461
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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