Stanfield, Clarkson

Stanfield, Clarkson, 1793–1867, English marine and landscape painter. He was first a sailor, then a scenery painter. Later he became known for his paintings of dramatic marine scenes. He is well represented at the Victoria and Albert Museum his Entrance to the Zuyder Zee and Lake Como are in the Tate Gallery, London.

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