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A watercolour with touches of bodycolour on oval paper showing a steamship on a stormy ocean. A rocky shoreline is shown to the right, with a flock of birds flying overhead. A further ship is shown in the background to the left.
Inscribed lower right: 1863
Madame de Coninck, formally Madame Maria de Hocédé, was the French Governess to Queen Victoria's children from 20 January 1859. Coninck was a favourite of Princess Alice and Princess Louise, who each presented her with an album of drawings (RCIN 981663 & RCIN 981664) before she left to remarry in July 1863. For other items in this volume see RCIN 981664.
Descriptive Medium: 'Watercolour with touches of white bodycolour', 'watercolour, white bodycolour'