Shipwreck off a Rocky Coast | Thomas Buttersworth | 1810

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Size: 12"x8"

The painting "Shipwreck off a Rocky Coast" by Thomas Buttersworth, created around 1810, is a dramatic representation of a maritime disaster. The central focus of the artwork is a grand ship caught in the perilous grip of the sea, having been dashed against a rocky coast. Its masts are broken, and the hull is severely damaged, signifying the destructive power of nature.

Buttersworth's use of dark, stormy clouds against a backdrop of light creates a stark contrast, emphasizing the perilous situation of the ship and its crew. The treacherous waves surge around the ship and rocks, highlighting the turmoil of the sea. Small figures can be seen in the foreground, desperately clinging to parts of the wreckage or attempting to reach the safety of the shore in a lifeboat, suggesting a frantic struggle for survival.



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 emphasises different highlights and tones in the source artworks; helping to create stunning works of art.

- All prints feature a 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