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Seacoast with Ships
  • Pierre-Jacques Volaire
    born: Toulon, France ; died: Naples, Kingdom of Naples (present-day Italy)
  • Seacoast with Ships, mid-late 1700s
  • Where object was made: France
  • oil, canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 45.1 x 63.5 cm
    Canvas/Support: 17 3/4 x 25 in
    Frame Dimensions: 23 x 30 1/2 in
  • Gift of Andre Emmerich
  • Not on display
  • 1974.0139
Label Text

The top two-thirds of the painting is filled with clouds. The lower third has boats, of various sizes, in a harbor scene. There is an area of land on the left side. There are figures standing in this area.