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Wreck of the "Ancon" in Loring Bay, Alaska

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Inscription

Lower right: ABierstadt [AB in monogram]

Provenance

1889, the artist, until his death in 1902. With Rholfs Gallery, Brooklyn. About 1913, George Good, Brooklyn; by descent to his wife, Mrs. George Good. 1945, with Miss Frances Tarbox, New York; 1945, with Victor Spark, New York; 1945, sold by Victor Spark to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; 1947, gift of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Martha C. Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865

1889

Dimensions

35.88 x 50.16 cm (14 1/8 x 19 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1250

Medium or Technique

Oil on paper mounted on Masonite

Collections

Americas

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