Shipwreck off a Rocky Coast | Thomas Buttersworth | 1810

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Size: 16"x12"
Frame Style: Black Frame

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.



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