Two Masted Lateen Rigged Felucca

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-198572

Description

Watercolor painting of a two masted ship with a French flag flying off its stern. The background is a hilly coastline and the foreground is rocky. The wood frame is painted gold with a high outside edge and all sides have carved edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

watercolors (paintings)
watercolor (paint)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Painting

Inscription

"Two Masted Lateen Rigged Faluca / Off the French Coast near Marseilles / This picture though not signed is undoubtedly by / Francois Roux. / The same rocks in the foreground appear in a great / many of his pictures. I bought it in New York in January 1932 of / Sumner Healy who had purchased it with a lot of Roux paintings / from Jules Roux the grandson of Francois. / SWP" (Typed note found in Stephen W. Phillips account book.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P181
FA024

Maker

Possibly Roux, Francois Geoffroy, 1811-1882 (Painter)
Sumner Healey Antique Shop (Dealer)

Location of Origin

New York, New York

Dimensions

23 1/16 x 29 3/16 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.604

Places

New York state (United States)