James DIXON (1887 - 1970)

‘The Schooner Hesperus in rough seas’ work no longer available

Oil on paper
22 x 30 inches (55.9 x 76.2 cm)

A long inscription lower right: 'It was the schooner Hesperus, that sailed the wintery sea; And the skipper had taken his little daughter, to bear him company'. By Jimmy upon Tory Island. (Taken from the poem "The Wreck of Hesperus" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.