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American School, 19th Century Portrait of the Brigantine Amy A. Lane in a Hurricane February 5, 1880.

Auction:
2468
Lot:
251
Sold for:
$652$550

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Portrait of the Brigantine Amy A. Lane in a Hurricane February 5, 1880. Unsigned, inscribed "Capt. Caiver in a Hurricane February 5 1880" below, vessel identified on hull, and on plaque below. Oil on canvas, 20 x 24 in., in probably original gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Relined, craquelure.

Note: According to a small plaque mounted to the frame, the brig Amy A. Lane was built in Seaport, Maine, in 1867.
Estimate $400-600

Canvas has about 12 sharply defined ripples with cracks at the high points.

Keywords

Caiver, American School, Amy A. Lane, Maine, Seaport, Brigantine

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