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Whale Fishing, Davis Strait

about 1830
Unidentified artist, American, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1143 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.1 x 37.8 cm (9 1/2 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.450

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- landscapes. Whaleboat with six men and pennant of Daniel Draper and Sons beside ice floe in foreground. Three other small boats, three-master and iceberg in distance. East shore of Davis Strait right.

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1960)

Credit Line

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