John W. Schmidt painting of Clipper Ship Ann McKim - For Sale
John W. Schmidt painting of Clipper Ship Ann McKim
John W. Schmidt (American, 20th/21st century) marine painting of the Baltimore clipper ship Ann McKim (McKimm).Oil on canvas. Dated 23 Jan. 1977. Size: 25.75 inches x 33.25 inches.Excellent condition.Titled and dated on the reverse of the stretcher. The Ann McKim is considered to have been the first clipper ship.She was commissioned by Isaac McKim and built by the Baltimore firm of ship builders Kennard and Williamson in 1833.At the time of her launching, she was the longest merchant ship in the U.S. and was used in the China trade.