China Trade School, 1830-1835
The Waterfront Hongs at Canton, China. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, showing the flags of France, America, Britain, and the Netherlands flying, and a dense cluster of junks and small boats in the water, 22 1/2 x 29 1/4 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Relined, minor retouch, minor craquelure.
Retouch along upper edge, also a very thin curved line of craquelure at c.l. going through sky and passing through the American flag and a few other scattered minor spots of retouch.
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