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American School, 19th Century Portrait of the American Barque Arion.

Auction:
2482
Lot:
281
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

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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 Barque Arion. Signed "H.R.Butman 1899" l.l. Oil on canvas, the three-masted vessel identified on a white pennant with red lettering, and flying an American flag in choppy coastal waters, with a steamship and other sailing vessels in the background, 24 1/4 x 36 1/4 in., unframed. Condition: Very good.

Note: The barque Arion was built in 1851 and was in the Stanton and Thompson Line out of New York City.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

American School, New York City, Barque

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