Harbor Scene (Chesapeake Bay?)

1864
Merrill Greene Wheelock (American, 1822–1866)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 718

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.7 x 17.9 cm (9 5/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.333

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on cream paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Side-wheelers and sailing ships gathered off shore. Tug, rowboat and buoy in foreground. One side-wheeler named “New England.”

Inscription

LL in red wash: M.G.W. / 18 (64)?

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875