Three-Master in a Heavy Sea

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.7 x 25.9 cm (7 3/4 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.841

Medium or Technique

Black chalk heightened with white on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Three mast ship swaying to the left in a stormy sea with a dark sky.

Inscription

Lower left: R. Bonfield
Lower right: Scene from Nature

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