~ Frederick James Aldridge (British, 1850-1933) – Clipper Off The Needles – Framed Watercolour ~
The piece is a watercolour entitled “Off the Needles”. It depicts a large sailing vessel, a clipper, on the waters with the Needles in the background.
The piece is signed ‘F J Aldridge 17’ & inscribed with the title to the lower right.
The Needles is a row of three distinctive stacks of chalk that rise out of the sea off the western extremity of the Isle of Wight, UK, close to Alum Bay. The Needles Lighthouse stands at the outer, western end of the formation.
Frederick James Aldridge was a British painter, born 1850 & died 1933.
~ Dimensions ~
The frame has a width of 27 inches (68.6 cm), a height of 21.5 inches (54.6 cm) & a depth of 1 inches (2.6 cm).
The picture has a width of 12.5 inches (31.7 cm) & a height of 19 inches (48.2 cm).
It weighs 7.84Kg.
~ Condition ~
The painting is in excellent condition.