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American/Italian School, 19th Century JOSHUA LORING of BOSTON, U.M. LAMB MASTER ENTERING THE PORT of PALERMO. 1873.

Auction:
2482
Lot:
198
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

American/Italian School, 19th Century

JOSHUA LORING of BOSTON, U.M. LAMB MASTER ENTERING THE PORT of PALERMO. 1873. Unsigned. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 16 3/8 x 25 7/8 in., in a contemporary giltwood frame. Condition: Laid down onto a reinforcing sheet of paper, repaired tears, stains, toning.

Note: The vessel was named after a privateer and naval officer in the French and Indian War, and British loyalist, Joshua Loring (1716-1781). He resided in Roxbury, (Boston), Massachusetts, and died in 1781 in London.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

The tears are fairly unobtrusive unless under very close inspection.
4 1/4 in. u.l. into background sky, 3/4 in. u.l. edge, 2 3/4 in. (vertical crease or tear) c. l. edge, 1 in. u.c. edge, 4 1/4 in. l.r. (lower border into water); There may also be a couple repaired losses (looking through the paper hrough strong light), but they are indistinct from the rest of the surface of the painting.

Keywords

JOSHUA LORING, American/Italian School, LAMB MASTER ENTERING THE PORT of PALERMO, PORT of PALERMO, LAMB MASTER ENTERING THE PORT, privateer and naval officer, Massachusetts, London, Gouache, Watercolor painting

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