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1998.236 (RS22589)

Description

In this engraving, in a 3 in. gilt frame, 3 ships are tossed on a turbulent sea. A smaller fishing craft appears to be approaching the larger ship, Le Francais. Ladies and gentlemen are on Le Francais's deck. Further in the background, a third larger sailing vessel appears to sit calmly and unmanned.

Details

Maker
Marlens (Maker)
Rittner & Goupil (Publisher)
Date
1840-1856
Inscriptions
Printed beneath engraving: ""C. Mozin pins.; Marlens sculp; Paris, publie par Rittner & Goupil, Boulevart Montmartre, 15.; Imp. par Saunice.""
Location of origin
France; Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
engraving (printing process)
marines (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, MARITIME
prints (visual works)
Ship
ships
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
29.5 x 35.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.236
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19888

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