Charles F. Gerrard (Australian, b. 1882)
Coastal View of Yachts Under Sail. Signed and dated "C.F. Gerrard 1886" l.r. Oil on academy board; the gaff-rigged schooners are depicted heading out of the harbor to a race, with the landscape in the background, 13 1/4 x 22 5/8 in., in a later gilt frame. Condition: Good.
Note: Charles Gerrard was an Australian artist who worked in Sydney from the early 1880s to around the turn of the century. He was first listed as an artist in 1882. In 1884 and 1885, he exhibited coastal and fishing scenes with the Royal Art Society in Sydney.