Watercolor

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1847

GUSN

GUSN-23788

Description

Framed watercolor of ship "Samoset"; 3 tall masts each w/ different number of sails; separate sail in front and in back; 4 flags atop masts including American flag; ship pictured in open ocean w/ people on board; frame gilded w/ scrolled foliate design at corners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

marines (visual works)
watercolors (paintings)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
marines (visual works)
ships
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
Ship
Maritime
PICTURE, MARITIME

Inscription

Painted on back of painting: ""Frederic Roux/ hydrographe(?) pemitre(?) Di Marine/ au Haire(?)/ Vin Deiembre 1847"" and signature underneath.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

The Samoset

Maker

Roux, Frederic (Maker)

Location of Origin

Havre, France

Dimensions

21.25 x 27.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5697