Seventeenth-Century Ship

Description
Gerome Ferris’s unsigned pencil sketch of a ship under full sail with pennant jauntily flying in the breeze may be related to his circa 1930 painting Henry Morgan’s Knight of the Double Cross, 1670 where there is a similar ship.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
ca 1920s
original artist
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome
Physical Description
graphite (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sheet: 22.5 cm x 14 cm; 8 7/8 in x 5 1/2 in
ID Number
1985.0650.008
accession number
1985.0650
catalog number
85.0650.008
subject
Art
Communications
Ships
Ferris Collection
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Ferris Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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