Sail and Steam-Powered Warship (Vandalia)

[Sail and Steam-Powered Warship] or [Vandalia], Huntington Historical Society, 2013.2_cropped.jpg
[Sail and Steam-Powered Warship] or [Vandalia], Huntington Historical Society, 2013.2.jpg

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Title

Sail and Steam-Powered Warship (Vandalia)

Subject

Waterscape; Boat; Marine; Sailboat; Grisaille

Description

Watercolor and gouache on grey paper depicting a large ship with three masts and small smokestack. Foreground of choppy water, buoy to the left; eight sailors in a longboat flying the American flag row from the far right towards center, man at the bow waving cap towards the larger vessel further back. Large ship sailing from left to right fills most of midgrouns, three longboats tethered to starboard side, several tiny crew members visible in the rigging and on deck. Background to the left, small ship with sails and steam engine visible in the distance; small steamship visible near the horizon to the right; cloudy sky fills upper two thirds of the canvas; the whole picture painted en grisaille.

Creator

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist]

Source

Edward Lange (1846-1912), Sail and Steam-Powered Warship (Vandalia), 1881, Watercolor and gouache on paper, 12.875 x 18.875 in., Huntington Historical Society, 2013.2

Date

1881

Format

12.875 x 18.875 in.

Type

Painting

Identifier

Signed lower left corner, "Edw. Lange. Artist Elwood. Suffolk Co. N.Y. 1881"

Medium

Watercolor and gouache on paper

Rights Holder

Huntington Historical Society, 2013.2

Citation

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist], “Sail and Steam-Powered Warship (Vandalia),” The Art of Edward Lange , accessed June 19, 2024, https://edwardlange.omeka.net/items/show/37.

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