Important South African & International Art, Jewellery and Decorative Arts

Live Auction, 12 October 2015

South African and International Art, Day Sale
  • Arthur David McCormick; Samuel Pepys on Board Ship, May 13th 1660

Lot Estimate
ZAR 70 000 - 90 000

About this Item

Arthur David McCormick
British 1860-1943
Samuel Pepys on Board Ship, May 13th 1660


oil on canvas
90 by 110cm excluding frame


The event depicted relates to Charles II' s return to England to claim the throne after the death of Oliver Cromwell. The tailors on board are displaying a royalist flag which they have made by applying a yellow crown on to a white sheet.   A label with an extract from Pepys' diary relating to this event is adhered to the reverse. 

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