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Two Ships
probably 1974
Artist:Drawn by Richard Welling , American, 1926 - 2009
Drawing; black ink on paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 13 5/8 x 17in. (34.6 x 43.2cm) Sheet (height x width): 13 5/8 x 17in. (34.6 x 43.2cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Richard Welling Family
Description: Drawing of two derelict vessels at what appears to be low tide. The ship on the right has four masts and is listing slightly to one side. The ship on the left has no masts. At the front of it there is an object that appears to be a dinghy. There are several posts sticking up out of the water.
Subject Note: A reproduction of this drawing appears on pages32 and 33 of Richard Welling's Drawing With Markers. The drawing depicts the Hesper and the Luther B. Little, two derelict schooners abandonned on the waterfront in Wiscasset, Maine. Date Note: The date is based on the year Drawing With Markers was published.
Inscription: Recto, bottomr ight, handwritten in pencil: "LINE AS TONE"
Object Number: 2012.284.5414
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