2 December 2004
Samuel Colman (1832-1920)
Westward Ho: Study for Ships of the Plains
oil on board
10 x 20 in. (25.4 x 50.8 cm.)
Estate of the artist.
With Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York, 1983.
Private collection, New York.
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The present work is a study for the artist's oil, Ships of the Plains (1872, 49 x 97 inches) in the collection of the Union League Club, New York.
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