American School, 19th Century Portrait of the Brigantine Amy A. Lane in a Hurricane February 5, 1880.
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- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468
- Date / Time :
- August 09, 2009 11:00AM
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.
Canvas has about 12 sharply defined ripples with cracks at the high points.