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Basi Ivancovich (Italian/Austrian, 1815-1898) S.S. Oswestry, John Wesley McDonald Master.

Auction:
2509
Lot:
988
Sold for:
$2,726$2,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Basi Ivancovich (Italian/Austrian, 1815-1898)

S.S. Oswestry, John Wesley McDonald Master. Signed and dated "Ivancovich 1894" l.r., titled below. Oil on canvas, 17 1/2 x 29 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Relined, scattered retouch.

Note: The S.S. Oswestry was built in 1888 by Furness Withy of Hartlepool, England, for Siveright, Bacon & Co. In March of 1899 she was bound from Newport News for Manchester but ran aground on a small pinnacle on the north side of Mizen Head, County Cork, Ireland, in the midst of a dense fog.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Retouch primarily to large areas of sky, sky between rigging, larege patches and fine lines and spots in water.

Keywords

John Wesley McDonald, Mizen Head, Hartlepool, Manchester, Siveright Bacon & Co., United Kingdom, Geography of England, Geography of the United Kingdom

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