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Reuben Chappell (British, 1870-1940) Two Portraits of the Fishing Smack Trio of Bideford, England.

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
689
Sold for:
$650$650

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Auction:
Discovery - 2642M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 14, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Reuben Chappell (British, 1870-1940)

Two Portraits of the Fishing Smack Trio of Bideford, England. One signed, the other with artist's initials l.l., vessels identified in inscriptions l.r. Watercolor and gouache on paper, approx. 14 x 21 in., in matching molded giltwood frames. Condition: Paper laid down on to card, minor toning, edge stains.

Note: The Trio was built at Bideford, a southwest England port town, in 1861, owned by Thomas Watts of Braunton, weighed almost 38 tons, and was broken up in 1925.
Estimate $750-1,250


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Bideford, United Kingdom, Reuben Chappell, Thomas Watts, Gouache, Watercolor painting

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