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The Shipwreck of St. Paul

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Provenance

John Hubbard Sturgis (1834-1888); Miss Frances C. Sturgis, Miss Mabel R. Sturgis, Mrs. William Haynes-Smith (Alice Maud Sturgis), and Miss Evelyn R. Sturgis (daughters of the John Hubbard Sturgis); gift to MFA, December 10, 1942.

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Gift in memory of John Hubbard Sturgis by his daughters, Miss Frances C. Sturgis, Miss Mabel R. Sturgis, Mrs. William Haynes-Smith (Alice Maud Sturgis), and Miss Evelyn R. Sturgis

St. Paul Shaking the Biper from his Hand after the Shipwreck

about 1786

Dimensions

49.2 x 34.1cm (19 3/8 x 13 7/16in.)

Accession Number

42.608

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink with ink wash and opaque white watercolor on three pieces of paper joined to form one sheet

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