Shipping Scene at Night | John Atkinson Grimshaw | 1882

Regular price £70.00

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Size: 16"x12"
Frame Style: Black Frame

"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.



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