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Call #:
1954.8.1
Title:
Siege of Tripoli
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Corne, Michel Felice
  • Date:
    1805-1810
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifacts; Art; Seascape
    Materials:
    paint, oil
    canvas
    Description:
    Ships in battle off coast of Tripoli with a fort on shore right.
    Dimensions:
    Height:33 in x Width:48 in
    Research Notes:
    This painting is temporarily on loan to the USS Constitution Museum in Charlestown, MA. Please visit www.ussconstitutionmuseum.org for more information.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mr. Bayard Ewing , 1954
    Bibliographic References:
    (Goodyear Jr., Frank H. American Paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society. Providence, RI: the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1974. Image 35, page 35. Antiques Nov.1971, June 1950, Aug. 1972; R. I. History Spring and Summer 1972)
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