Schooner O. H. Booth

Schooner Oliver H. Booth in a Storm

Artist Unidentified artist


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. 43 (Anon. academica artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 50.2 x 67.5 cm (19 3/4 x 26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.703

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Schooner on crest of wave, stormy sky, dark sea with spume flying. 2 letters in Karolik drwg. coll. from Captain Burger to Oliver H. Booth, Esq., written in Bermuda following the storm, describe his experience.

Inscription

monogram in ink LL: EJ(?); on other sheet: title, Capt H Burger Comm'dy, during the Gale of March 8th 9th 10th 1862/ Lat 34' 30" Long 59' 30"

Markings

Watermark: J. Whatman, 1860

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1965

Credit Line

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