11-06-2005 11-06-2005
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2297 Boston
November 6, 2005 11:00 AMCalender
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Henry Schreiner Stellwagen (American, d. 1866) Six Watercolor Views.

$1,293$1,100
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2297 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 06, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

Henry Schreiner Stellwagen (American, d. 1866)

Six Watercolor Views. The first five unsigned, watercolors on paper laid down on brown paper, showing varied scenes of Rio de Janeiro's coastline and happenings, each identified in inscriptions in pen along the lower edges, "View of Organ Mts. Rio Janeiro May 1849"; "Opp. Rio. May 1849."; "Rio Fort May 1849."; Corcovado Gloria Church & Rio May 1849."; and "Corcovado Rio Janeiro/ May 1849."; the last, signed with initials and dated lower right "H.S.S. July 1847", a night scene showing a fire and onlookers with a crescent moon above and inscribed "Chiflon Tobacco" above the signature; ht. 5, 5, 2 3/4, 2 3/4, 10, 5, wd. 7, 7, 5 1/2, 5 1/2, 7 1/2, 8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Henry Schreiner Stellwagen, Rio de Janeiro, Fort May, Rio Fort, Corcovado Gloria Church, Gloria Church