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American School, 19th Century Portrait of the American Packet Ship GARRICK of the Dramatic Line.

Auction:
2482
Lot:
280
Sold for:
$8,888$7,500

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

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Portrait of the American Packet Ship GARRICK of the Dramatic Line. Unsigned, vessel identified on bow. Oil on canvas, 28 x 42 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, scattered retouch.

Note: The Garrick was built at New York in 1836 under Edward Knight Collins, and was one of three vessels of the "Dramatic Line" of American packet ships to Liverpool. She weighed just over 895 tons.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Numerous small spots of retouch over canvas some to craquelure and some to stretcher edges.

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