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Two Masted Lateen Rigged Felucca

2006.44.604 (RS9590)

Description

Watercolor painting of a two masted ship with a French flag flying off its stern. The background is a hilly coastline and the foreground is rocky. The wood frame is painted gold with a high outside edge and all sides have carved edges.

Details

Maker
Possibly Roux, Francois Geoffroy, 1811-1882 (Painter)
Sumner Healey Antique Shop (Dealer)
Inscriptions
"Two Masted Lateen Rigged Faluca / Off the French Coast near Marseilles / This picture though not signed is undoubtedly by / Francois Roux. / The same rocks in the foreground appear in a great / many of his pictures. I bought it in New York in January 1932 of / Sumner Healy who had purchased it with a lot of Roux paintings / from Jules Roux the grandson of Francois. / SWP" (Typed note found in Stephen W. Phillips account book.)
Location of origin
New York, New York
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Painting
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
23 1/16 x 29 3/16 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.604
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
198572

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