A Shipwreck in Stormy Seas | Claude-Joseph Vernet | 1773

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Size: 16"x12"
Frame Style: Black Frame

"A Shipwreck in Stormy Seas" is an oil painting by French painter Claude-Joseph Vernet, created in the 18th century. The painting depicts a dramatic shipwreck, with a large vessels being tossed about in rough, stormy seas. The ship is shown in the process of breaking apart, with debris scattered about and crew members clinging desperately to the wreckage. The sky is painted in a dark, brooding blue, with ominous clouds and lightning strikes adding to the sense of danger and turmoil. The overall mood of the painting is tense and dramatic, with the shipwreck serving as a metaphor for the fragility of human life and the power of nature. Vernet's interest in the Rococo and Baroque movements is evident in his use of light and colour, as well as his focus on the emotional and spiritual aspects of the natural world.



Created from high-quality wood, milled with simple clean lines and presented with a satin finish. Includes an off-white mount that will not discolour or fade with age.

All framed prints feature our premium fine art paper. This is a museum-quality paper which reproduces photography and artworks with exceptional tonality and renders sharp details with consistent flatness and accuracy.


For the matted / mounted prints we use a thick 1.4mm window mount cut from premium, textured mountboard. All mounts are "conservation grade", FSC certified, 100% acid free, and will not discolour or fade with age.

  • Simple, elegant design
  • Premium, fine art paper with a gently textured surface
  • Handmade by specialist picture framers
  • FSC certified off-white mat / window mount
  • Delivered ready for hanging