Frank Wilbert Stokes

Antique American painting of a harbor scene by Frank Wilbert Stokes (1858 - 1955).

Frank W. Stokes was a famous polar explorer who documented his expeditions with artworks and writings. He took part in Admiral Peary's Greenland expeditions in 1892 and 1893- 1894, the Amundsen Ellsworth Antarctic Expedition of 1901, and the Swedish Nordenskjold South Polar Expedition of 1902. A large collection of his works are in the Smithsonian Museum of American Art. This scene could be from the Cape Ann region of Massachusetts.

Original frame 16 1/4" wide by 10 1/2" high. Oil on board, signed lower left "F W S"

ref. #1724 $1,850.00

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