Desolation Island, Indian Ocean
oil paintingPAINTINGS - OIL
Indian Ocean; Antarctica, Desolation Islands
oil paint; canvas; wood
20 x 32 in. (w/o frame)
Oil painting by unidentified artist; Desolation Island. Desolation Island is one of the main islands of the Kerguelen Islands in the subantarctic zone of the Indian Ocean. 100 miles long, of volcanic origin, with deeply indented coast with numerous peninsulas, capes, and fjords. It was a convenient anchorage for whalers and sealers.
UNIDENTIFIED schooner; UNIDENTIFIED brig