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Josef Püttner: Sinking of the Emigrant Ship “Austria” on 13th September 1858 (1858)
Albert Bierstadt: The Burning Ship (ca 1871)
Ivan Aivazovsky: Exploding Ship (1900). The painting is unfinished; Aivazovsky was painting it the day he died.
At Lynn, Mass., one evening in 1682, after the sun had set, and darkness had begun to throw its pall over the land, a man by the name of Handford went out of doors to ascertain if the new moon … Continue reading
Frank Wilbert Stokes: The Phantom Ship, Atlantic Ocean (ca. 1903)
William Marple: Mount Tamalpais from Napa Slough (1869) The name “Tamalpais” derives from the Coast Miwok name for the mountain, támal pájiṣ, which means “west hill.” The Coast Miwok numbered between 1,500 and 2,000 before the arrival of Europeans to … Continue reading
Martin Johnson Heade: Approaching Storm: Beach near Newport (c 1861–62)