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American School, 19th Century Portrait of the American Brig WABASH.

Auction:
2482
Lot:
287
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

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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 Brig WABASH. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 22 x 30 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Three small repairs, with associated retouch.

Note: A note affixed to the reverse reads: "New York-New Orleans Packet Ship Wabash built at Stonington Conn. 1844."
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Spots of retouch to U.C. sky,, spot on one sail, and an area c.r., some crquelure along the bottom edge, with a small paint loss at l.c. edge, canvas also has surface grime.

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American School, Stonington, Connecticut

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