London, South Kensington
15 November 1996
Francois Joseph Frederic Roux (1805-1870)
signed, inscribed, and dated 'Fr. Roux/Dessine le 6 Novembre 1862/Sephora, Capne. Frederic Herpin' and with inscription and the date 'Sephora Capitaine Frederic Herpin/Quittant Le Port du Havre Le 6 Novembre 1862'
pencil, pen, black ink, watercolour and bodycolour
6¾ x 12in. (17.2 x 30.3cm.)
The Keller Collection, No. 911/K 272
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Too large for coastal trading and unlisted on either the North or South Atlantic routes, Sephora - shown here as an auxilliary screw schooner - probably traded with France's colonial possessions in Africa and South East Asia.
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