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Grey Day, Calais Pier
Grey Day, Calais Pier
Artist:
Date:
early 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Watercolor Over Graphite With Scraping On Paper
Dimensions:
Image: 192 x 288 mm (7 9/16 x 11 5/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Sir Hugh Walpole; Miss P.A. Gardner; Anthony Reed (Manning Gallery), London.

Accession Number:
1976.2.26
Acquisition Date:
1976-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund and gift of Mrs. Alexander de Bretteville

Exhibition History:

CPLH, Recent Acquisitions, 1976-1977, 1977; CPLH, Master Drawings from the AFGA, 3 Aug - 13 Oct 1985.

Massive wooden construction of shipping pier in rough sea; crowds on pier watch off shore ships; one long boat; heavy sea.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”