Description This seascape shows sailing boats and a steamer billowing smoke while waves crash on a rocky shore. Bricher began to paint in Newburyport, Massachusetts, and along the Maine and Massachusetts coastline. In 1869, he moved to New York City, where he pursued a successful career as a fashionable landscape artist.
Provenance Acquired by Dr. Morris E. Sumner, Baltimore, between 1960 and 1973; given to Walters Art Museum, 1995.
Inscriptions [Signature] lower left: AT Bricher
Credit Gift of Dr. Morris E. Sumner in memory of Essie Bell Coxwell Sumner, 1995
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