John Cantiloe Joy (1805 – 1859) / William Joy (1803 – 1865) (attributed)

Trident on the Shore


Pencil and wash

28 x 42 cm

A 19th century engraving of a ship near a shore. Various figures, including one wielding a trident, appear in the foreground.

John Cantiloe Joy and William Joy were brothers who worked together as English marine artists. During the 1820s, the brothers’ paintings were exhibited at the Norwich Society of Artists, the Royal Society of British Artists, the Royal Academy and at the British Institution. They belonged to the Norwich School of painters which specialised in maritime scenes and views of rural Norfolk and Norwich.

Condition: generally very good; mounted to board.

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