02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00AMCalender
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British School, 19th Century Frigate Sailing the Straits of Bonifacio.

$588$500
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

British School, 19th Century

Frigate Sailing the Straits of Bonifacio. Unsigned. Mixed media including watercolor and graphite on paper, sight size 12 x 17 3/4 in., in a molded gilt frame. Condition: Minor scattered abrasions and foxmarks, toning, not examined out of frame.

N.B. A label affixed to the reverse reads "H.M.S. Spartan. Capt. Sir Z- Brenton in the Straits of Bonifacio 1809." Lying in the channel between Corsica and Sardinia, the Straits of Bonifacio are known for fierce northwesterly winds alternating with periods of total calm.
Estimate $600-800

a label affixed to the reverse reads

Keywords

Straits of Bonifacio, British School, Mixed media, Sardinia