T03637 A Yacht off Sheerness c. 1896
Oil on panel 9 1/4 × 5 3/8 (236 × 136)
Inscribed ‘P M’ b.l.
Presented anonymously in memory of Terence Rattigan 1983
Prov: The artist's family; ...; Leicester Galleries; the donor 1966
Exh: Clifford Hall, Recent Drawings. Felix Kelly, Paintings of America, Spain, Italy and New Zealand. Bateson Mason, Recent Paintings: Paul Maitland, An Exhibition of Little Paintings, Leicester Galleries, December 1952 (14); Paul Maitland, Leicester Galleries, November 1962 (51)
Sheerness is situated at the furthest north-western tip of the Isle of Sheppey, Kent, where the river Medway runs into the Thames estuary. See the entry on T03624 for information on Maitland in Kent.
The Tate Gallery 1982-84: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1986