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Capture of H.B.M. Sloop 'Frolic' by U.S. Sloop of War 'Wasp'

Object Number: 
1977.87
Date: 
19th century
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 x 30 1/4 in. ( 63.5 x 76.8 cm )
Gallery Label: 
An ink drawing of this encounter by Kearney was exhibited at Philadelphia in July 1813.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group