Two Three-Masters

1841
George R. Bonfield (American, 1802–1898)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not inKarolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.6 x 24.3 cm (6 1/8 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.857

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Recto: a small sail boat in the center, with larger three massed ship beind it. In the far distance to the left is another three massed ship.
Verso: Delaware River scene

Inscription

Recto: at left: 1841; lower left: over; lower right: G. R. B.
Verso: Delaware from above Beverly Mt Faman's (?) place when first built / Jersey shore

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