PEARY (ROBERT) STOKES (FRANK WILBERT) "Redcliffe House, Winter Quarters of the Peary Party,  and Eskimo encampment, Peary Relief Expedition",
Lot 38*
PEARY (ROBERT) STOKES (FRANK WILBERT) "Redcliffe House, Winter Quarters of the Peary Party, and Eskimo encampment, Peary Relief Expedition", 1892
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,542) inc. premium

Lot Details
PEARY RELIEF EXPEDITION, 1892
STOKES (FRANK WILBERT) "Redcliffe House, Winter Quarters of the Peary Party, and Eskimo encampment, Peary Relief Expedition", oil on canvas laid on board, signed and dated lower right, Scribner's Magazine caption label on verso, 340 x 500mm., 1892

Footnotes

  • Known for his paintings of the polar regions, which he called "icescapes," Stokes served as staff artist for three Peary expeditions to Greenland and the Arctic Regions from 1892-1894. He also joined Otto Nordenskjold in a 1901 expedition to Antarctica. See illustration on preceding page.
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