The Arrival: by Charles Vickery
The arrival of the famous Christmas Tree Schooner, The Rouse Simmons, in 1902, entering the Chicago River about to dock with its annual load of freshly cut pines from the far north. In 1912, during a heavy snow storm, the ship went down with crew and trees. (16"H x 21"W) Signed and Numbered, Limited Edition Print. Click on image for more detail. Charles Vickery limited edition prints are produced to the highest standards on neutral pH, acid-free paper. Most editions consist of 950 signed and numbered prints. Mastertouch Art Canvases are available for an additional $300 over the price of the print (see below). Charles Vickery is recognized by many as the "finest nautical and seascape artist of our time." He died in 1998 at the age of 85. To see other paintings by Charles Vickery, click here.