02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00 AMCalender
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Jacob Petersen (Danish, 1774-1854) Oronoco of Boston Capt. Robert Rogers.

$9,400$8,000
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Jacob Petersen (Danish, 1774-1854)

Oronoco of Boston Capt. Robert Rogers. Signed and dated "Drawn by J. Peterson Copenhagen 1840"l.r., titled l.l., ship identified on pennant and bow, shown broadside and stern, verso with artist's preliminary sketch in graphite and watercolor. Mixed media including watercolor, gouache, and pencil, 20 x 27 in., in gilt frame. Condition: Tape residues u.c. edge, tape and glue residues to reverse, foxing to reverse, overall toning.

N.B. The Oronoco was the last three-masted square-rigged vessel launched in the upper reaches of the Piscataqua Valley for the Port of Dover, New Hampshire.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

Keywords

Jacob Petersen, Robert Rogers, Mixed media, Port of Dover, New Hampshire, Piscataqua Valley, Dover