02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00 AMCalender
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British School, 19th Century Loss of the Royal George Off Spithead.

$4,700$4,000
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

British School, 19th Century

Loss of the Royal George Off Spithead. Unsigned, titled on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 11 1/2 x 15 1/4 in., in a molded gilt frame. Condition: Lined, scattered retouch primarily to sky.

N.B. Spithead, a rendezvous site for the British fleet, lies off Portsmouth Harbor between Portsea Island and the northeast coast of the Isle of Wight. The Royal George was lost there August 29th, 1782.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

Keywords

British School, Portsea Island, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth Harbor, the Isle of Wight