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1971.808 (RS99936)

Description

Nearly square canvas with polychrome scene of three-masted ship at rest in a sheltered cove with high rocky palisaded surrounding; fortress on cliff at left; lighthouse on right; three men and a beached dory at foreground.

Details

Maker
Blunt, John S., 1798-1835 (Painter)
Date
1824
Location of origin
Portsmouth, NH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
Lighthouse
lighthouses
Luminism
Luminist
marines (visual works)
Maritime
Oil
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
PICTURE, SEASCAPE
seascapes
Ship
ships
Dimensions
23 5/8 x 27 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.808
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5492

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