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A Sloop at Sea, Charles Taylor Junior

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John Ward of Hull (1798-1849)

He was a Hull marine painter, he is also known as John Word of Hull for this reason. Son of a master mariner, he apprenticed as a house & ship painter. 

He was influenced by William Anderson, who visited Hull, he painted ship portraits & shipping scenes, mostly in the Humber. He also visited the Arctic where he painted whaling ships & published illustrated books of ships.

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