Fishing in a Catboat in Great South Bay

Object Number: 
1964.21
Date: 
1871
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
canvas: 29 x 39 1/4 in. ( 73.7 x 99.7 cm ) frame: 35 x 45 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. ( 88.9 x 115.6 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: signed and dated in circular monogram-stamp on sail of boat at right center: J.B. STEARNS 1871 label: framer's label: D.B. BUTLER & CO., INC. ENGRAVINGS ETCHINGS AND PICTURE FRAMES. PAINTINGS RESTORED 126 EAST 57 ST. N.Y.
Description: 
Seven men and women on a recreational fishing expedition in a small white sailboat with red piping; the women in dresses and bonnets; the men in coats and ties; one gentleman with a large fish on his line near the side of the boat; other boats visible on the bay in the distance.
Credit Line: 
Gift of C. Otto von Kienbusch
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group