Peter Monamy

1681-1749 England/Marine Artist

 

Brief Biography-Peter Monamy was born in Jersey in 1681. In London as a teenager, he was an apprentice house painter at London Bridge. He began drawing and painting views of the Thames and finished his apprenticeship at the same time as his contemporary James Thornhill in 1704. Willem Van de Velde the Younger was his primary influence. There are paintings by him in the Royal Cork Yacht Club, Ireland and other coastal locations in England. His works became highly regarded in his time.

 

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Loss of HMS
Victory

Loss of HMS Victory

Three English
Flagships

Three English Flagships Becalmed

A Third-rate joining
her Squadron

A Third-rate joining her Squadron off Elizabeth Castle Jersey

The British
Fleet

The British Fleet Sailing into Lisbon Harbor

An English Flagship
and Other Vessels

An English Flagship and Other Vessels Becalmed at Sun Down

Harbor Scene-An
English Ship-

Harbor Scene An English Ship with Sails Loosened Firing a Gun

An English Fleet
Coming to Anchor

An English Fleet Coming to Anchor