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Frigate in Boston Harbor

1991.684 (RS20764)

Description

Frigate in full sail with rowboat in tow, in Boston Harbor, with American flag hung at rear; Fort Independence in left background. Original frame, grain-painted.

Details

Maker
Crehore, S. (Maker)
Date
1806
Inscriptions
1) White paint, lower right corner of image: ""1806 S. Crehore"" 2) Painted script on panel verso: ""To be left at Cap't. Briggs Dorchester.""
Associated Building
Subject Boston Harbor. Subject Castle Island. Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
marines (visual works)
Maritime
Oil on Panel
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
panels (wood)
Picture
Seascape
Dimensions
23.5 x 30 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.684
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2556

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