A Brig Hove To
Bears signature H. Redmore and dated 1835 (lr)
Oil on canvas
19 7/8 x 23 3/4 inches (50.8 x 60.3 cm)
Frost & Reed, London
A ship is said to be "hove to" when the forward propulsion from one or more sails is opposed by the backward drive of others, so that the vessel remains at rest, or nearly so.
C Property from the Estate of a Long Island Lady
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