A smuggler chased by a brig by Thomas Buttersworth

A smuggler chased by a brig

Thomas Buttersworth

Fine art poster

More products…
  • Amazing giclée print quality
  • 240gsm thick fine art print paper
  • 100+ year colour guarantee
  • Dimensions:
    • by cm including border ( by in)
    • by cm excluding border ( by in)

Image information

Add to wishlist

A smuggler chased by a brig

This seascape of a smuggler being chased by a brig at night uses established theatrical means to create a sensation of adventure for the viewer. Across dark waves, which are lit dramatically out of tempestuous clouds, a smuggler is trying to escape. In the background, topographical features, which may relate to the British Channel coast, can be seen. Here, a fire reveals further raid-related action on the beach, with what may be a Revenue service cutter anchored on the right. In the late 18th century and early 19th century a scene like this fulfilled the audience
Thomas Buttersworth

  • Image reference: BHC1113

Discover more

More by this artist

Thomas Buttersworth

Search for similar images

Our prints

We use a 240gsm fine art paper and premium branded inks to create the perfect reproduction.

Our expertise and use of high-quality materials means that our print colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.

Read more about our fine art prints.

Manufactured in the UK

All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.

We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.

Delivery & returns

We print everything to order so delivery times may vary but all unframed prints are despatched within 2-4 days via courier or recorded mail.

Due to the coronovirus pandemic and Brexit situation, current shipping times may be longer, particularly for destinations outside the UK.

Delivery to the UK is £5 for an unframed print of any size.

We will happily replace your order if everything isn’t 100% perfect.