S.S. Ilsenstein

Pencil and charcoal on paper
11 x 13 in. (27.9 x 33 cm)
Numbered, dated, signed on bottom: "38 27 Nov. 1937 E W Dickinson"
Inscribed bottom left: "Lat 50 N / Long. 29 W"
Inscribed on left: "S/S Ilsenstein"
Inscribed top left: "plunging"
Scharf Family Collection
Photo: Geoffrey Clements


Drawn in the North Sea November 27 (journal),on board the S.S. Ilsenstein, the German freighter on which the Dickinson family sailed for Europe November 20. Drawing shows the after deck, "swells, plunging, overcast, raining." (journal). Only drawing done on the ship, to EHS [date?]


Frances Dickinson
Scharf Family Collection

Exhibition History

1939b Passedoit Gallery: Drawings, Edwin W. Dickinson, as "Ship"
1959 Boston University Art Gallery: Edwin Dickinson, Retrospective Exhibition, as "Cluny"
1961 James Graham & Sons: Edwin Dickinson, Retrospective
1967 U. of Washington: as "Lat. 50 N Long. 29 W; S/S Ilsenstein"
1970 Bristol Art Museum: An Exhibition of Paintings by Edwin Dickinson
1970 Cape Cod Conservatory: Paintings and Drawings by Edwin Dickinson
1976 PAAM: Edwin Dickinson Retrospective
1993b Babcock Galleries: Edwin Dickinson, Drawings, as "S.S. Ilenstein"
1994b Babcock Galleries: Works on Paper, Works on Paper