This is an amazing original oil painting on canvas of the famous Portuguese-American painter, Humberto da Silva Fernandes (1937-2005) depicting the "Wanderer" - The first USS Wanderer was a high-speed schooner originally built for pleasure. It was used in 1858 to illegally import slaved from Africa. It was seized for service with the US Navy during the American Civil War. In U.S. Navy service from 1861 to 1865, and under outright U.S. Navy ownership from 1863 to 1865, she was used by the Union Navy as a gunboat, as a tender, and as a hospital ship. She was decommissioned, put into merchant use, and lost off Cuba in 1871.
Framed measuring 30" x 36" & painting measures 24" x 30".
Professionally framed. Please see the photos, they are the part of the description.
Frame and painting in excellent condition.
Signed in lower right corner Silva Fernandes.
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