Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 118

Price Realized: $ 812
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(COMMERCE & EXPANSION.) Endicott; after Van Best and Gifford. Sperm Whaling, No. 1--The Chase. Hand-colored lithograph, 20 1/2 x 29 3/4 inches; conservation in margins, 2 repaired closed tears extending into image, backed. [New Bedford, MA]: Charles Taber & Co., 1859

Additional Details

In a scene crowded with whaling ships and whales, a harpooner stands in his boat, prepared to strike. This and the following print were issued as a series by the same publisher, although with different artistic teams. Brewington, Kendall Whaling Museum 16.