Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1840-1856

GUSN

GUSN-19888

Description

In this engraving, in a 3 in. gilt frame, 3 ships are tossed on a turbulent sea. A smaller fishing craft appears to be approaching the larger ship, Le Francais. Ladies and gentlemen are on Le Francais's deck. Further in the background, a third larger sailing vessel appears to sit calmly and unmanned.

Details

Descriptive Terms

marines (visual works)
prints (visual works)
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
ships
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Ship
PICTURE, MARITIME

Inscription

Printed beneath engraving: ""C. Mozin pins.; Marlens sculp; Paris, publie par Rittner & Goupil, Boulevart Montmartre, 15.; Imp. par Saunice.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Marlens (Maker)
Rittner & Goupil (Publisher)

Location of Origin

France; Paris, France

Dimensions

29.5 x 35.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.236