Subject: Antique drawing, untitled. View of a rocky coast with a lighthouse. Any input appreciated on the location (Southern Europe?).
Condition: Very good, given age. Some browning, laid down on a supportsheet with additional border linework on support sheet. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Pencil & watercolour on wove paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 38.3 x 17.8 cm. The image size is ca. 38.3 x 17.8 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 15.1 x 7 inch. The image size is ca. 15.1 x 7 inch.
Made by ‘J. T. Serres’. John Thomas Serres (1759-1825) was an English marine painter from London. He was the son of the marine painter Dominic Serres, from French origin. In 1793 he succeeded his father as Marine painter to George III. In 1800 he became Marine draughtsman and sailed the British coastline, France, Spain and into Mediterranean to make drawings of coastline elevations.