The Shipwreck of St. Paul

St. Paul Shaking the Biper from his Hand after the Shipwreck

about 1786
Benjamin West (American, 1738–1820)


Dimensions

Sheet: 49.2 x 34.1 cm (19 3/8 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

42.608

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink and brush with wash and opaque white watercolor on three joined sheets

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Provenance

John Hubbard Sturgis (1834-1888); Miss Frances C. Sturgis, Miss Mabel R. Sturgis, Mrs. William Haynes-Smith (Alice Maud Sturgis), and Miss Evelyn R. Sturgis (daughters of the John Hubbard Sturgis); gift to MFA, December 10, 1942.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of John Hubbard Sturgis by his daughters, Miss Frances C. Sturgis, Miss Mabel R. Sturgis, Mrs. William Haynes-Smith (Alice Maud Sturgis), and Miss Evelyn R. Sturgis