American School, Late 19th Century
Portrait of the Mohawk of Brooklyn, New York
Bears signature and date "W. Plummer 1877" l.r., identified on the bow.
Oil on canvas, the vessel under full sail, 23 3/4 x 35 1/2 in., in a gilt molded frame.
Provenance: Private collection, Martha's Vineyard; Skinner, June 9, 1996, Lot 25; purchased by a private Massachusetts collector from the above.
Note: A handwritten card affixed to the reverse tells of the vessel's history.
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