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Attributed to Carolus L.Weyts (Antwerp, Belgium act. 1860s-1870s) Bark Belvedere of Boston. Capt H.C. F...

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2431
Lot:
236
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Attributed to Carolus L.Weyts (Antwerp, Belgium act. 1860s-1870s)

"Bark Belvedere of Boston. Cap't H.C. Flinn. Passing Ostend 1867." Unsigned, vessel identified on pennant, starboard, and painted inscription below. Oil on canvas, depicting the American vessel as it travels through the Belgian port of Ostend, 25 x 32 1/2 in., in original cast gilt gesso frame. Condition: Relined, very minor retouch.

Note: Captain Henry Clay Flinn lived, died, and is buried in Chatham, Mass.
Estimate $30,000-50,000

Painting cleaned and lined, sparsely scattered tiny spots of retouch.

Keywords

Henry Clay Flinn, Antwerp, Belgium, Bark Belvedere of Boston, Belvedere of Boston, Bark Belvedere, port of Ostend, Massachusetts, Chatham

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