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Antonio De Simone (Italian, fl. 1880-1915), Portrait of the British Steam Yacht Joyeuse in the Bay of Naples.

Auction:
2482
Lot:
214
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

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

Description:

Antonio De Simone (Italian, fl. 1880-1915),

Portrait of the British Steam Yacht Joyeuse in the Bay of Naples. Signed and dated "1910" l.r., vessel identified l.l. Gouache on paperboard, 17 1/2 x 26 in., in a later mitered wood frame. Condition: Very good.

Note: The steam yacht was designed and built by Day, Summers & Co., Northern Iron Works, Southampton for Hamilton Fletcher of Tisbury. It was launched April 23, 1898. Her dimensions are lg. 145 ft., wd. 22 ft., dp. 14 ft. and weighs 350 tons.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Antonio De Simone, Naples, Bay of Naples, Southampton, Day Summers & Co., Steamships

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