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Marine Views, (painting)

Artist:
Hamilton, James
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. [not numbered]
"Marine Views," by James Hamilton. This must be pronounced an admirable picture. The sun is below the horizon, and just above the sketch of clouds is crimsoned, and a lurid gloom holds the expanse. A steamer is seen in the offing, while the foreground is a level sandy shore, with the curling waves washing in upon it. There is a mysterious appealing that addresses itself to the soul when a half-luminous gloom settles upon a wide waste of ocean, and the heavens in one part flush with the hue of blood; and it is here pictured with force. [P. 77.] Marine.--First premium, diploma and $30, awarded to a picture by Hamilton, exhibited by S.A. Coale, Jr., St. Louis. [P. 87; exhibited under heading: "PAINTING IN OIL, ORIGINAL."]
Tenth Annual Report of the Saint Louis Agricultural and Mechanical Association. Prepared for Publication by John T. Tracy. St. Louis: Missouri Democrat Book and Job Printing House. 1871.
Topic:
Waterscape--Time--Sunset
Waterscape--Boat
Waterscape--Weather--Cloud
Waterscape--Coast
Control number:
AECI 02570045
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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