Painting of a Clipper Ship and Barque

Description
The painting shows two vessels in rough water, possibly off Cape Horn. At an earlier time, it was thought that this was a painting of the clipper Sea Witch, but this is most likely not the case.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
painting
painting, oil
date made
unknown
maker
unknown
Physical Description
oil on canvas (overall material)
Measurements
without frame: 32 1/2 in x 47 1/2 in; 82.55 cm x 120.65 cm
with frame: 46 in x 61 in; 116.84 cm x 154.94 cm
ID Number
2005.0279.011
catalog number
2005.0279.011
accession number
2005.0279
subject
Maritime
Transportation
Art
Cigna Maritime Collection
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Cigna Maritime Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection

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