Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-14049

Description

Ship battle scene of fifteen figures. The central figures include a male holding the female princess and defending her from at least four other males. A mast, ropes, knives, swords, and spears complete the image. Mounted in 2 inch gilt frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

marines (visual works)
prints (visual works)
hand coloring
lithography
prints (visual works)
Print
Lithography
Hand Colored
PICTURE, MARITIME

Inscription

Printed underneath print: ""(?) Turgis, Rue St. Jacques, 16. Lith. de Turgis. (?)"" Under the left of the print, the story is written: ""Appuye contre le grand mat, tenant d'une main la princesse, de l'autre son terrible glaive, Gonzalve attend ses enne --- sans crainte. Les premiers tombent a ses pieds, les autres se serrent et les rem placent. Gonzalve precipite ses----------------. Le tumulte, la terreur environnet."" Under the right of the print, the story is written: ""Apoyado junto al palo mayory leniendo con una mano a la princesay con la otra suformi ----Gonzalo a esperar a sus enemigos, sintemor alguno. Los primeros caen a sus pies, y los otros ----zan. Gonzalo precipita sus golpes; sualfange hacevolar las armas porlos aires los mienbros espa-----.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Possibly Turgis, Vve. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

12.25 x 15.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1175

Date

1850-1870 (Possibly)