05-20-2011 05-21-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2547B Boston
May 20, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) Lot of Two Warship Views: Battle Wagon - U.S.S. Alabama Outfitting at Norfolk Navy Yard, Crane S

 
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2547B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 20, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953)

Lot of Two Warship Views: Battle Wagon - U.S.S. Alabama Outfitting at Norfolk Navy Yard, Crane Ship Kearsarge Alongside, 1942 (Fletcher, 376); and Destroyers in Wet Basin at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, South Kearney, N.J. U.S.S. Radford, Quick, Mervine, 1942 (Fletcher, 377). Both signed and dated "John Taylor Arms 1943" in pencil l.r. and numbered in Roman numerals in pencil l.l. Etchings with aquatint on paper, plate sizes approximately 11 x 17 3/4 in. (27.8 x 45.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Subtle mat burn, not examined out of frames.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

John Taylor, Taylor Arms, Crane, Drydock Company