Thomas Birch (American, 1779-1851) Decatur's Sloop 'Intrepid' at Tripoli
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- American & European Works of Art - 2609B
- Date / Time :
- September 07, 2012 12:00PM
Thomas Birch (American, 1779-1851)
Decatur's Sloop 'Intrepid' at Tripoli, 1803
Signed "T. Birch" within the composition c.l., inscribed "#8 D7773" on the
stretcher, identified on a presentation plaque and label from the Cincinnati Art Museum affixed to the backing.
Oil on canvas, 19 1/2 x 25 in. (49.5 x 63.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure, minor surface grime.
Provenance: A prominent Cincinnati, Ohio, collector.
Exhibitions: Cincinnati Collects Paintings, Cincinnati Art Museum, March 31 to May 15, 1983, no. 9.
N.B. A loose label from Closson Galleries, Cincinnati, Ohio, and ephemera relating to comparable Thomas Birch paintings accompany the lot.