Thistlethwaite Americana | Pen and Ink Drawing of Two Sailors
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Pen and Ink Drawing of Two Sailors

Copied from “Figaro”

By J Wisittell


Circa 19th century


18 H x14 W framed


This pen and ink drawing depicts a scene of two sailors on a ship. One sailor is standing with his gun propped against him looking down on the other sailor, who is sitting down seemingly sowing clothes back together. On the deck with see a spool of thread and on the steps, clothes bundled up.


WHY WE LOVE IT: The amazing detail of this drawing truly shows the skill of the artist.