Italian School, 19th Century BRIG CASKET BOSTON Samuel Davis Master Entering the Port of Palermo June 12 1834.
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- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2743T
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- August 04, 2014 2:00PM
Italian School, 19th Century
BRIG CASKET BOSTON Samuel Davis Master Entering the Port of Palermo June 12 1834. Unsigned. Watercolor and gouache on paper applied to paperboard, 17 1/8 x 24 1/8 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning, old repaired tear and losses with retouch u.c., u.r., c.r., to old nail holes around edges, and old tears on lower margin, several specks of retouch probably to foxing in sky and sails, toning, scattered stains.
Literature: A similar painting by the same unknown artist is illustrated in The Marine Paintings and Drawings in the Peabody Museum, by Marion Vernon Brewington, Dorothy E.R. Brewington (The Peabody Museum, Salem, Massachusetts), p. 377, plate 1468.
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