A Whaler in the Ice, Chopping Out

after 1869
William Bradford (American, 1823–1892)


Dimensions

Image/canvas, approximately: 75.7 x 121.2 cm (29 13/16 x 47 11/16 in.) Framed: 94.9 x 140.3 cm (37 3/8 x 55 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1997.147

Medium or Technique

Charcoal and thinned oil paint on gray primed canvas, varnished

On View

Waleska Evans James Gallery (Gallery 236)

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Signed in graphite, in image, l. r. corner: Wm. Bradford

Provenance

Vose Galleries, Boston; Florence Lewisohn, New York; Lewis A. Shepard, Worcester, MA; purchased by MFA September 1997.

Credit Line

M. and M. Karolik Fund