The ship Eastward Ho in collision with an iceberg off the Cape of Good Hope

January 4, 1867
Unidentified artist (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 46, fig. 26

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.4 x 50.5 cm (12 3/8 x 19 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2427

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Academic artists- anonymous. Three-master listing against iceberg. Bow stove in and foremost broken off. Dark sea and sky.

Inscription

In lower margin of mount: Ship Eastward Ho. E.F. Byrne Comr in collision [with] an Iceberg off the Cape of Good Hope January 4th 1867

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA Nov. 12, 1953

Credit Line

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