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The Wreck

Artist:
Harrington Fitzgerald, born Philadelphia, PA 1847-died Williamstown, PA 1930  Search this
Medium:
oil on wood
Dimensions:
26 3/4 x 41 in. (68.1 x 104.0 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1901
Topic:
Waterscape\boat  Search this
Waterscape\sea  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Waterscape\weather\storm  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1913.6.1
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 9B
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75bedcc83-2e76-4657-97d0-dbec619c93ee
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edanmdm:saam_1913.6.1

The Storm

Artist:
Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch, born Emden, Germany 1631-died Amsterdam, Netherlands 1708  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
sight 26 x 37 in. (66.0 x 94.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Waterscape\sea  Search this
Waterscape\coast  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Disaster\storm  Search this
Architecture Exterior\ruins  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of George W. Story
Object number:
1923.8.6
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Painting and Sculpture
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Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 5B
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7989b64e9-b80f-48f6-bd72-20756422a6d2
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edanmdm:saam_1923.8.6

Lord Ullin's Daughter

Artist:
Albert Pinkham Ryder, born New Bedford, MA 1847-died New York City 1917  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas mounted on fiberboard
Dimensions:
20 1/2 x 18 3/8 in. (52.0 x 46.7 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
before 1907
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Waterscape\boat  Search this
Waterscape\coast  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
State of being\death\drowning  Search this
Literature\Campbell\King Ullin's Daughter  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.6.101
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
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Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 12A
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk712460dcc-e07d-4391-b048-dd4ab24462c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.6.101

An Incident on the English Channel

Artist:
Max Bohm, born Cleveland, OH 1868-died Provincetown, MA 1923  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
35 x 29 in. (88.9 x 73.6 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1919
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Waterscape\boat  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Waterscape\weather\storm  Search this
Waterscape\channel\English Channel  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.6.6
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7009b3e75-ed7e-4731-9503-b67a88f6ab8a
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edanmdm:saam_1929.6.6

The Morning after the Wreck

Artist:
J. Cousen, English, n.d.  Search this
Copy after:
Clarkson Stanfield, English, born Sunderland, England 1793-died London, England 1867  Search this
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Waterscape\sea  Search this
Architecture\boat\sailboat  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Architecture\boat\raft  Search this
Architecture\boat\ship  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Nigel Cholmeley-Jones
Object number:
1967.14.144
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CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c4fa1f58-a8c5-4794-9aa5-38e08b9c5ea1
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edanmdm:saam_1967.14.144

The Wreck of the Atlantic--Cast Up by the Sea

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Copy after:
Winslow Homer, born Boston, MA 1836-died Prout's Neck, ME 1910  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving
Dimensions:
9 1/4 x 14 in. (23.5 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1873
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape\rocks  Search this
Landscape\coast  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
State of being\death  Search this
Architecture\boat\ocean liner  Search this
Architecture\boat\Atlantic  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1967.66.8
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c369a9a0-91dd-4904-9835-f3e3859c04f4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.66.8

Marine View

Artist:
William Sharp, n.d.  Search this
Copy after:
Fitz Henry Lane, born Gloucester, MA 1804-died Gloucester, MA 1865  Search this
Medium:
color lithograph
Dimensions:
image: 7 3/4 x 11 3/8 in. (19.7 x 28.9 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1847-1848
Topic:
Architecture\boat\sailing ship  Search this
Landscape\beach  Search this
Landscape\rocks  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Museum of American History, Division of Graphic Arts, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
1971.237
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk720978ae5-df0d-4ef7-ad74-4d2fdc469f79
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1971.237

Submarine

Artist:
James E. Allen, born Louisiana, MO 1894-died Larchmont, NY 1964  Search this
Medium:
lithograph
Dimensions:
image: 9 3/8 x 14 5/8 in. (23.8 x 37.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Waterscape\sea  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Architecture\boat\submarine  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the family of James E. Allen
Object number:
1972.74.30
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk739f0abab-a0c2-4161-b35d-0b566782b3fb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1972.74.30

The Wreck

Artist:
James E. Allen, born Louisiana, MO 1894-died Larchmont, NY 1964  Search this
Medium:
color lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
image: 14 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. (36.2 x 24.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1937
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Waterscape\sea  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Architecture\boat\ship  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the family of James E. Allen
Object number:
1972.74.44
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d4f0be65-ed4a-4379-b37d-d45cd4e9a36f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1972.74.44

Salvage

Artist:
James E. Allen, born Louisiana, MO 1894-died Larchmont, NY 1964  Search this
Medium:
etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 8 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. (22.7 x 30.3 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1938
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Waterscape\coast  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Architecture\boat\ship  Search this
Waterscape\weather\rain  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the family of James E. Allen
Object number:
1972.74.9
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7364a10ee-61d3-49c2-9f40-8aee93f58d87
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1972.74.9

Off to a Wreck

Artist:
Henry Wolf, born Eckwersheim, Alsace 1852-died New York City 1916  Search this
Copy after:
Michael Burns, active 1875-1898  Search this
Publisher:
Scribner's Monthly  Search this
Medium:
photomechanical wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 3 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (9.6 x 12.1 cm.) irregular
Type:
Graphic Arts-Mechanical Reproduction
Date:
1879
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Architecture\boat\sailing ship  Search this
Waterscape\sea  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Occupation\transportation\sailor  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
1973.130.2
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75695ea32-4d65-489d-83b6-088e3165114a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1973.130.2

The Wrecked Ship

Artist:
Roderick Mead, born South Orange, NJ 1900-died Carlsbad, NM 1971  Search this
Medium:
engraving on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 7 3/4 x 9 7/8 in. (19.7 x 25.1 cm.); sheet...
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1936
Topic:
Landscape\water  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Landscape\imaginary  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Roderick Mead
Object number:
1974.122.1
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk767cae21c-ed28-46ea-b486-2a945958c199
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1974.122.1

Life Saving (mural study, Louisville, Kentucky Marine Hospital)

Artist:
Henrik Martin Mayer, born Nashua, NH 1908-died New Haven, CT 1972  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
47 3/4 x 24 1/2 in. (121.3 x 62.2 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1936
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Architecture\boat\riverboat  Search this
Cityscape\Kentucky  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the General Services Administration
Object number:
1974.28.348
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d4e2295c-5296-498b-8010-3a4c8058a01b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1974.28.348

Shipwreck

Artist:
William Sanger, born Berlin, Germany 1875-died New York City 1961  Search this
Medium:
aquatint on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 9 7/8 x 8 in. (25.1 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1935-1943
Topic:
Waterscape\sea  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Architecture\boat\ocean liner  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Jean Nichols
Object number:
1974.38.11
Restrictions & Rights:
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Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk71f607517-ed93-47a3-b54f-69150612a32a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1974.38.11

The Wreck

Artist:
Morris Kantor, born Minsk, Russia (now Belarus) 1896-died Nyack, NY 1974  Search this
Medium:
oil on linen
Dimensions:
30 1/8 x 36 in. (76.5 x 91.4 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1939
Topic:
Architecture\boat  Search this
Landscape\beach  Search this
Waterscape\sea  Search this
Landscape\coast  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Morris Kantor
Object number:
1976.146.22
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Department:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75d7d77a5-7bd1-426b-b068-9ed15ef7b33a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1976.146.22

Shipwreck

Artist:
Da Loria Norman, born Leavenworth, KS 1872-died New York City 1935  Search this
Medium:
pen and ink and watercolor on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 3/4 x 13 1/8 in. (30.0 x 33.4 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1920
Topic:
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Cynthia A. Norman
Object number:
1979.139
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk76491e601-bde1-487b-8df1-71426a272294
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.139

The Wreck

Artist:
Henry Ossawa Tanner, born Pittsburgh, PA 1859-died Paris, France 1937  Search this
Medium:
oil on wood
Dimensions:
9 1/4 x 12 1/8 in. (23.5 x 30.8 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Waterscape\boat  Search this
Architecture\boat\sailboat  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Robbins
Object number:
1983.95.205
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7060b162b-53cb-4faf-9da6-3720f784bf80
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.95.205

Capsized Fishing Boats, Brittany

Artist:
Henry Ossawa Tanner, born Pittsburgh, PA 1859-died Paris, France 1937  Search this
Medium:
etching and aquatint on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 5 7/8 x 7 3/4 in. (14.8 x 19.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Occupation\industry\fishing  Search this
Landscape\coast  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Architecture\boat\fishing boat  Search this
Landscape\France\Brittany  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Robbins
Object number:
1983.95.40
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7cb984cc8-3e7a-4d78-8024-fec92523c9d2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.95.40

"Though all the winds of doctrine were let loose to play upon the earth, so truth be in the field, we do ingloriously...to misdoubt her strength. Let her and falsehood grapple; who ever knew truth put to the worse in a free and open encounter?" --John Milton, Areopagitica, 1644. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

Artist:
RenĂ© Magritte, Belgian, born Lessines, Belgium 1898-died Brussels, Belgium 1967  Search this
Medium:
gouache on paper mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. (23.4 x 19.0 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1958
Topic:
Figure male\waist length  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Disaster\storm  Search this
State of being\phenomenon\surreal  Search this
Allegory\quality\truth  Search this
Object\foodstuff\beverage  Search this
Object\foodstuff\bread  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.195
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b10dfa70-de86-46e8-abf8-0e5767759cd0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.124.195

Sinking of the Titanic

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
oil on glass with mother-of-pearl collage
Dimensions:
13 7/8 x 29 7/8 in. (35.4 x 76.0 cm)
Type:
Painting
Folk Art
Date:
after 1912
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Waterscape  Search this
Disaster\fire  Search this
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Landscape\phenomenon\iceberg  Search this
Architecture\boat\Titanic  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.152
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk727777726-4305-48dd-bddd-4835d2d9ca8e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.65.152

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