A Schooner with a View of New York.
Published & Sold Jan.y 1, 1807 by Edw.d Orme 59, Bond Street London.
Aquatint. Printed on J. Whatman 1806 watermarked paper; 285 x 440mm (11¼ x 17¼"). Repaired tear in sky.
A schooner flying the Stars and Strips from its bowspirit. Plate 31 of the 'Liber Nauticus, and Instructor in the Art of Marine Drawing' by Dominic Serres and his son John Thomas Serres. Both were marine painters to the king, and John was the Master of Drawing at the Chelsea Naval School and, according to the title page of the 'Liber', 'Marine Draught-man to the Honourable the Board of Admiralty'.
Abbey Life 345.
[Ref: 31893] £280.00