Shipping Scene at Night | John Atkinson Grimshaw | 1882

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Size: 12"x8"

"Shipping Scene at Night" by John Atkinson Grimshaw, painted around 1882, is a nocturne scene that vividly captures the atmosphere of a bustling port at night. The painting depicts tall ships moored at the docks, with their intricate rigging silhouetted against a gloomy sky. The foreground shows wet cobblestone streets reflecting the soft glow of gas lamps and building windows, enhancing the feeling of dampness and the glow of artificial light. Shadowy figures of people and a horse-drawn carriage add life and movement to the scene, suggesting the ongoing commerce and transport despite the late hour. Grimshaw's work is renowned for its remarkable use of light and meticulous detail, conveying a mood of serene yet mysterious elegance.



A premium quality heavyweight (200gsm) fine art print material with a smooth, clean finish. This museum quality paper is extremely consistent and works perfectly with large, full colour graphics or illustrations. The matte finish emphasizes different highlights and tones in the source artworks; helping to create stunning works of art.

- All prints include a small 0.25 inch white border to ensure space for framing.


Our Eco Credentials Include:

  • FSC approved or sustainably sourced paper
  • Printed using water based inks
  • Local fulfilment reduces carbon emissions
  • Contains no plastic



12’’ x 8’’ Inches = 30.5 cm x 20.3 cm

18’’ x 12’’ Inches = 45.7 cm x 30.5 cm 

24" x 16" Inches = 61 cm x 40.6 cm