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1998.416 (RS22609)

Description

Oil painting of the Tucker's ship, Richard III. The ship had a large black and olive green hull, 3 masts and twenty sails. An American sail flies from the stern of the ship and a red flag reading R III flies from the center mast. At least 3 other sailors; vessels are seen on the water. Frame: 3 1/2 in. deep set elaborate gilt.

Details

Maker
Possibly Petersen, Heinrich (Maker)
Date
1866
Inscriptions
Painted on bottom right: ""H. Petersen/ 1866.""
Location of origin
Hamburg, Germany
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
marines (visual works)
Oil on Canvas
oil paint (paint)
Painted
painting (coating)
paintings (visual works)
PICTURE, MARITIME
Ship
ships
People and organizations
Richard III
Dimensions
27.25 x 37.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.416
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18380

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