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The Wreck

Object Number: 
1955.145
Date: 
1876
Medium: 
Black ink and wash and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 10 3/4 in. ( 19 x 27.3 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower left: "Wm. R. Miller, 1876" inscription: upper: "No [blank] 1000 Gems/"The Wreck"/Composed May 17th 1876/7 1/2 x 4 1/2 Pt 25 x 15"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left inside image in black ink; "Wm. R. Miller. 1876. / NY."; inscribed at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: "No 1000 Gems. / 'The Wreck' / Composed May 17th 1876. / 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 Pt 25 x 15."
Description: 
Seascape
Gallery Label: 
Intended for the 1,000 Gems of American landscape.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group