02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00 AMCalender
113

Ange-Joseph Antoine Roux (French, 1765-1835) Representation du Brig L'Abeille.

$2,703$2,300
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Ange-Joseph Antoine Roux (French, 1765-1835)

Representation du Brig L'Abeille. Signed and dated "Ant. Roux Marseilles 1833" l.r., titled below, shown entering the Port of Marseilles. Mixed media including watercolor, gouache, and pen and ink on paper, sight size 17 1/2 x 22 1/4 in., in a gilt molded frame. Condition: Abrasion/repair l.r., staining and foxing, fading, and overall toning, not examined out of frame.

N.B. A label affixed to the reverse recounts the ship's launch in 1801, the biographies of its commanders, and its transport of the Venus de Milo to France from the Greek island of Milos in 1820. It also bears the label of Child's Gallery, Boston.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

Joseph Antoine Roux, Port of Marseilles, Mixed media, Venus de Milo, Milos, France, Child's Gallery