02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00AMCalender
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Attributed to Henry Collins (British, ac. early 19th Century) Portrait of the British Ship Lady Gordon Entering Liverpool Harbor.

$52,875$45,000
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Attributed to Henry Collins (British, ac. early 19th Century)

Portrait of the British Ship Lady Gordon Entering Liverpool Harbor. Unsigned, ship identified on bow and pennant, shown leeward view, starboard tack facing right of picture. Oil on canvas, 34 1/2 x 36 3/4 in., in a molded gilt frame. Condition: Lined, repaired tear, minor scattered retouch.

N.B. The ship was built at Whitehaven in 1817 by John Scott. James Turner was master and Thomas Scurr & Co. were owners. St. Paul's and St. Nicholas Church as well as the Tower Buildings are shown to the left and center of the view.
Estimate $20,000-25,000

Keywords

Henry Collins, Ship Lady Gordon Entering Liverpool Harbor, British Ship Lady Gordon Entering Liverpool Harbor, John Scott, Thomas Scurr & Co., James Turner, Tower Buildings, St. Nicholas Church