Ship CALEB GRIMSHAW
oil paintingPAINTINGS - OIL
oil paint; canvas; wood
Overall: 31 5/8 x 43 5/8 x 2 3/4 in.
Framed oil painting of ship CALEB GRIMSHAW (bu. NY, 1848 by W. H. Webb; "Black Star" or "New Line" Liverpool Packet; used for commercial and immigrant transportation; burned at sea 11/12/1849) painted by Samuel W. Walters (1811-1882). Vessel is under partial sail & displays American flag & 2 pennants. In 4 1/2" wide ornate gold frame which was in poor condition & discarded; placed in 4" colonial type gold leaf frame, underglazed. Restored by Roger Dennis, 1967. Attributed to Walters by A. S. Davidson, Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool, 5/21/93. Given in memory of Anne Mason Colton.
Given in memory of Anne Mason Colton