Painting

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1866

GUSN

GUSN-18380

Description

Oil painting of the Tucker's ship, Richard III. The ship had a large black and olive green hull, 3 masts and twenty sails. An American sail flies from the stern of the ship and a red flag reading R III flies from the center mast. At least 3 other sailors; vessels are seen on the water. Frame: 3 1/2 in. deep set elaborate gilt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

marines (visual works)
paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
canvas
painting (coating)
ships
Oil on Canvas
Painted
Ship
PICTURE, MARITIME

Inscription

Painted on bottom right: ""H. Petersen/ 1866.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

Richard III

Maker

Possibly Petersen, Heinrich (Maker)

Location of Origin

Hamburg, Germany

Dimensions

27.25 x 37.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.416