11-05-2011 11-05-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2567B Boston
November 5, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Fred Pansing (New Jersey, 1844-1912) Portrait of the U.S.S. Rhode Island (B.B.-17).

$1,541$1,300
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2567B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 05, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Fred Pansing (New Jersey, 1844-1912)

Portrait of the U.S.S. Rhode Island (B.B.-17). Signed l.r., vessel identified on a plaque below. Oil on paperboard, 7 x 10 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Scattered retouch to lower edge.

Note: The U.S.S. Rhode Island (B.B.-17) was built by the Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts. She was a Virginia-class battleship of the United States Navy, the second ship to carry her name, and was commissioned on February 19, 1906, with Captain Perry Garst in command.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Numerous minute spots of retouch to vessel and background, and along edges.

Keywords

Fred Pansing, Massachusetts, Quincy, Perry Garst, Virginia, United States Navy