02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00 AMCalender
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Robert Salmon (Scottish/American, 1775-1844) The Snow Sophia off Greenock.

$38,188$32,500
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Robert Salmon (Scottish/American, 1775-1844)

The Snow Sophia off Greenock. Signed and dated "No. 475 Painted by Robert Salmon Greenock 1826" on the reverse, identified on plaque affixed to frame. Oil on panel, 19 1/2 x 31 in., in a molded gilt gesso frame. Condition: Scattered retouch, split to panel u.r., slight curvature to panel, areas of craquelure.

N.B. The use of the Marryat Code flags to identify the vessel is highly unusual for Salmon. By the use of the code, the vessel to the left can be identified as the Aristomenes, built in New York.
Estimate $35,000-45,000

Keywords

Robert Salmon, Robert Salmon Greenock