Charles Jones' Sloop

Charles Jones' Sloop, Preservation Long Island, 2010.4_cropped.jpg
Charles Jones' Sloop, Preservation Long Island, 2010.4.jpg

Dublin Core


Charles Jones' Sloop


Bayman; Sloop; Clamming; Fishing; Boat; Sailboat; Marine; Waterscape; Jones, Charles S.


Watercolor on beige paper with lead pencil highlights depicting a sloop. Foreground depicts choppy water in blue, black, and white pigment. Midground focused on a single-mast sloop pointing to the left, sails furled, towing a small dinghy; Man standing on deck, leaning back on the boom and facing the viewer; smoking pipe with hands tucked into waistband; According to family history this is Charles S. Jones, great-grandfather of Hal Wilson, consigner of the painting to Preservation Long Island; Two ships in the distance behind the sloop, the coastline visible in the background is lightly wooded and painted brushily with green and grey pigment. Clouded sky fills upper two thirds of the painting above the horizon line. Frame and backing are original to the artwork.


Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist]


Edward Lange (1846-1912). Charles Jones' Sloop, 1882. Watercolor on paper, 14.5 x 17 in. (unframed); 18 x 20.4375 in. (framed). Preservation Long Island purchase, 2010.4

The conservation of (this work) was supported through the NYSCA/GHHN Conservation Treatment Grant Program administered by Greater Hudson Heritage Network. This program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. Additional support is provided from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation.




14.5 x 17 in. (unframed); 18 x 20.4375 in. (framed)




Signed lower right corner, "Edw. Lange. 1882. Elwood. Suffolk. Co. N.Y."


Watercolor and lead pencil on paper

Spatial Coverage

New York; Suffolk County; Town of Brookhaven; Setauket-East Setauket

Rights Holder

Preservation Long Island purchase, 2010.4


Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist], “Charles Jones' Sloop,” The Art of Edward Lange , accessed July 13, 2024,