Portrait of a Ship
Jacob Petersen (1774-1855)
Inscribed: Bark Pico of Boston Captain J. Edward Scott Entering The Sound, drawn by J. Petersen, 1845
Watercolor and ink on paper
25″ x 31 3/4″ framed
Condition: There is a restoration to the upper center section due to some water damage, otherwise in fine condition. Retains the original carved gilt and gesso frame. Peterson was among the finest port painters during the second half of the 19th century. His superb rendering of ships show great attention to detail. For similar examples see illustrations in, Marine Paintings and Drawings in the Peabody Museum, pgs. 247-248, plates 1070-1077.
Item ID: WoA-WoP-WC 077
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