Chinese School, 19th Century View of the Praya Grande from the North, Macao.
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- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2255
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- November 07, 2004 11:00AM
Chinese School, 19th Century
View of the Praya Grande from the North, Macao. c.1850. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, showing a row of western style buildings with an American flag flying above one, the sweeping curve of the Praya Grande to the right, the hill Penha to the left with a church, several Chinese junks and a sidewheeler flying an American flag in the foreground, 17 1/2 x 30 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, craquelure, minor pitting.
Literature: The Decorative Arts of the China Trade, by Carl Crossman, Antique Collectors' Club, 1991, p. 411, for a similar view of this painting.