A Thrash to Windward: Mrs. Iselin and the Crew of COLUMBIA, 1899 By Russ Kramer
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Original artwork by renowned marine painter Russ Kramer
About the Work: Captain Charlie Barr helms COLUMBIA during the stormy third, and decisive, America’s Cup race against SHAMROCK, October 20, 1899. On board is designer Nat Herreshoff, syndicate head C. Oliver Iselin and his wife Hope, the first American woman to sail on a Cup defender.)
About the Artist: This work was painted in oil on linen by Russ Kramer who is widely regarded to be among the country’s leading marine artists. His large-scale studio paintings create ‘first-hand’ experiences for the viewer, putting you right on board during some of history’s greatest yacht races or turn-of-the-century luxury vessels.