Becalmed on the Hudson
Black ink and wash, white gouache, graphite on paper, laid on board
Overall: 10 3/4 x 14 7/8 in. ( 27.3 x 37.8 cm ) mat: 16 x 22 in. ( 40.6 x 55.9 cm )
signature and date: lower right: "W.H. Low 1871" inscription: lower left: "Becalmed on the Hudson"
Signed and inscribed at lower right inside image in gray wash: "WHLow 1871"; at lower left outside image in black ink over wash: "..CALMED ON THE HUDSON."; at lower right: "W.H.LOW."; along lower edge in graphite (erased): "2 gents 3 Ladies half a dozen children"
The sailing vessel depicted in this sketch is the Lively Sarah.
Gift of Mrs. R. S. Butler, niece of the artist
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.