|The Fanny, 1831, James and John Bard|
|Syracuse, 1857, James Bard|
|Norma, 1855?, James Bard. Though |
specializing in steam, Bard also painted
the occasional sailing ship.
|Horse Jack of Woodbridge, NJ, 1871, James Bard|
|Syracuse (detail), 1857, James Bard.|
As with the work of many self-trained artists, Bard
excelled at painting minute details. His relatively modest sized
paintings offer a wealth of information for marine historians.