Thomas Satterwhite Noble (1835 – 1907), "Boats in the Harbor, Gravesend Bay, Bensonhurst", Original oil painting(68 views)
Description: Thomas Satterwhite Noble (1835 – 1907), "Boats in the Harbor, Gravesend Bay, Bensonhurst", Original painting, oil on canvas, signed lower left. This historical painting captures a quiet waterside scene depicting boats in Brooklyn's Gravesend Bay, Bensonhurst, NY. A prominent 19th century artist from Lexington, KY, Noble was born on a plantation to a family of slave-owners. He was well known for creating Civil War era historical paintings depicting the cruelty of slavery. Classically trained in France and New York, Noble painted many subjects in the realistic style of the day, from portraiture to still life to landscapes. An influential regional artist, he was the first head of the Art Academy of Cincinnati.
Condition Report: Good
Notes: Exhibition of Noble's work in September of 2016 at Northern Kentucky University.
Dimensions: 14" x 18"
Artist or Maker: Thomas Satterwhite Noble
Medium: Oil on canvas