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Crossing the Line - New York Bay. (Coming - Montauk - Comet - Kelpie. Jockeying for Position.)

  • ARTIST: Fred Cozzens

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Charles Scribner's Sons.

  • MEDIUM: Chromolithograph,

    DATE: c.1890.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image 14 7/16 x 20 1/2" plus original mount margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: Plate XIV of "American Yachts. Their Clubs and Races." Frederic Cozzens was one of America's greatest marine artists. He was thoroughly acquainted with every aspect of ship construction and the art of sailing. He is best known for his paintings of great American yachts of the latter half of the 19th century, which were commissioned by many of New York's leading yachtsmen. In 1884, he expanded his audience by making a series of lithographs of his paintings. This print shows the centerboard sloop 'Coming, The centerboard schooners 'Montauk' and Comet, and the keel sloop Kelpie. - (Anita Jacobsen, Frederic Cozzens Marine Painter 1982, p.79-80).


  • CONDITION: Fair condition. Some fox marks and minor image loss along edges.