Tag Archives: The Ocean

1918: Mysterious Island

N. C. Wyeth: Endpapers for a 1918 edition of Jules Verne’s Mysterious Island (1874). The book, a sequel to Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, recounts the adventures of five Union soldiers who escape their Confederate captors in a hot … Continue reading

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1918: The Heavens Are Telling

Emil Carlsen: The Heavens Are Telling (1918)

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1873: Distant Lighthouse

William Trost Richards: Seascape with Distant Lighthouse, Atlantic City, New Jersey (1873)

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1884: Marine

William Trost Richards: Marine (1884) (source)

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2010: Ocean Dream

Playingwithbrushes: Ocean Dream (2010) (source)

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1892: And The Sea Gave Up The Dead Which Were In It

Sir Frederic Lord Leighton: And The Sea Gave Up The Dead Which Were In It (1892)

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1866: Mer Calme

Gustave Courbet: Calm Sea (1866)

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1850: The Ninth Wave

Ivan Aivazovsky: The Ninth Wave (1850) The title is a reference to a traditional belief among sailors that waves grow larger and larger in a sequence up to the ninth wave—the largest—and then the sequence begins again.

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2015: Moon and Sea

George Dmitriev: Moon and Sea (c. 2015)

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1903: Along the Shore

William Trost Richards: Along the Shore (1903)

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