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American School, 19th Century

Auction:
2230
Lot:
244
Sold for:
$4,113$3,500

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century Portrait of the Barque Arion. signed "H.R.Butman 1899" l.l. Oil on canvas, the three-masted vessel identified on a white pennant with red lettering, and flying an American flag in choppy coastal waters, with a steamship and other sailing vessels in the background, 24 1/4 x 36 1/4 in., unframed. Condition: Good.

The barque Arion was built in 1851 and was in the Stanton and Thompson Line out of New York City.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

American School, New York City, Barque