Ships in a Rough Sea

1836–72
William Birch McMurtrie (American, 1816–1872)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 534

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.3 x 31.7 cm (9 9/16 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

59.161

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Steamboat center, two-masters left and right, mountainous coast behind. Stormy sky.

Markings

Annotated on verso in pen and ink: Property / of / Theo McMurtrie; in center of verso in graphite: 913

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA February 12, 1959

Credit Line

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