Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 9

Unknown
1850 American school, Franklin being piloted to Boston, watercolour on paper

1850

$2,021.24

About

American school, circa 1850 ‘The American steamer Franklin being piloted to Boston’ Pencil and watercolour and body colour Inscribed ‘Franklin’ on the sail 6.1/4 x 9.1/2 in. (16 x 24.2 cm.) The Franklin was built in 1948. It is unclear but certainly possible that this is the original drawing or painting for the prints of the same subject in the national maritime museum at Greenwich. Certainly the rowing boat in the foreground is not displayed in the prints of the same subject which may suggest that this is indeed the original. We have been unable to find anything concrete regarding any further information on this composition but it remains a highly detailed and well executed picture.

Details

  • Creation Year
    1850
  • Dimensions
    Height: 6.25 in. (15.88 cm)Width: 9.5 in. (24.13 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    Minor surface dirt. Minor abrasions and pinhole upper left. Overall in good condition. In a crisp, white new mount behind glass. In a gilded wood frame with chips, cracks and minor abrasions.
  • Gallery Location
    Petworth, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU54038602312

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $55 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 8-10 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Petworth, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 10 days of delivery.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
5 / 5
Located in Petworth, United Kingdom
Gold Seller
These expertly vetted sellers are highly rated and consistently exceed customer expectations.
Established in 2010
1stDibs seller since 2017
140 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: 1 hour
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

France early 20th century View of the Grosbois castle and head study, watercolor
Located in Paris, FR
French school early 20th century  View of the Grosbois castle and a portrait study. Black ink, black ink wash and watercolor on paper Signed lower right (indistinct, see photo) 27 x ...
Category

1910s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Watercolor, Carbon Pencil

Boats at the Dock
By Stephen Seymour Thomas
Located in Dallas, TX
gouache with pen and ink signed "Seymour Thomas" at lower right
Category

20th Century Academic Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Pen, Ink

'Napoleonic Guard at the Cathedral of Uspensky Sobor', Moscow, French Militaria
By Charles Hoffbauer
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Initialed lower left, 'C.H.' for Charles Constantine Hoffbauer (French, 1875-1957) and painted circa 1900. Accompanied by the original artist-signed mat, original backing with inscr...
Category

1940s Academic Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Gouache

'Paris Opera House' French School
Located in London, GB
'Paris Opera House', watercolour, pencil and ink on art paper, French School, (circa 1950s). This very lively image of the Opera Garnier in Paris is gorgeously depicted. A very busy ...
Category

1950s Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Watercolor, Pencil

Landscape - Original Pencil and Watercolor on Paper - 19th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Landscape is an original drawing in pencil and watercolor on paper, realized by Anonymous Artist of the 19th Century. In good conditions. Illegible signature on the lower right. T...
Category

19th Century Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor, Pencil

Night Fishing at Saint Maurice
By Emile Noirot
Located in Dallas, TX
signed "Emile Noirot 1893" at lower right overall dimensions, including frame, are 19 3/4 x 23 5/8 inches
Category

1890s Academic Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Ink

Lunch on the Beach - 20th Century Watercolor of Dining on the Seafront
Located in GB
This piece was created using watercolour and is in a swept composite frame under glass. Keywords: Beach, art, arch, arches, sea, ocean, waiter, lunch, waiting, food, flag, boats, bl...
Category

20th Century Post-Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor

Lake Mead Watercolor
Located in Houston, TX
Lively watercolor painting of a woman enjoying the lakeside. Displayed in a white mat with a gold border and fits a standard-sized frame. Archival plastic sleeve and Certificate of...
Category

1980s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery