Ship by Moonlight

1822–76
George R. Bonfield (American, 1802–1898)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 82

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.2 x 20.2 cm (5 9/16 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.846

Medium or Technique

Black and white chalk on buff paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Two-massed ship seen by moonlight night.

Inscription

Lower right with black chalk: G. R. Bonfield

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA September 18, 1958

Credit Line

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