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The Deck of a Warship

A work made of etching in black on ivory wove paper.
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  • A work made of etching in black on ivory wove paper.

Date:

1834

Artist:

Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg
Danish, 1783–1853

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg

Title

The Deck of a Warship

Place

Denmark (Artist's nationality)

Date

1834

Medium

Etching in black on ivory wove paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed lower left corner, in graphite: “CW Eckersberg”; verso, lower right, in graphite: “C.W. Eckersberg / fecit aqua forte”; lower center, in graphite: “Dækket af et Orlogsskib seet forefter / Skibet ligger for Anker i stille Vejr”

Dimensions

Plate: 22.7 × 30 cm (8 15/16 × 11 13/16 in.); Sheet: 29 × 34.9 cm (11 7/16 × 13 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

William McCallin McKee Memorial Endowment Fund

Reference Number

2022.56

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