William Lionel Wyllie British 1851-1931
Review of The Grand Fleet in the Firth of Forth after the Armistice 1920
Oil on canvas

Wyllie captures the largest ever gathering of warships, the moment when the Grand Fleet met and escorted the German High Seas Fleet to Scapa Flow, Orkney, to be scuttled on 21 June 1919. The painting draws from his experience onboard Royal Navy ships at this historic time.