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James Wolf (American, b. 1949) The Jamaicans Who Were Lost at Sea

Auction:
2761T
Lot:
1053
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2761T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 13, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

James Wolf (American, b. 1949)

The Jamaicans Who Were Lost at Sea. Signed and dated "James Wolf/1988" l.r. Acrylic on canvas, 40 x 60 in., unframed. Condition: Minor surface grime and dust.

N.B. The painting at hand depicts the crew of a Jamaican fishing boat that was blown out to sea in a storm in 1979. After two weeks of starving and drinking brackish water on the disabled boat, and suffering from shock, the sailors were rescued by an American yachtman who brought them to Roatan, an island off Honduras, where the artist met and sketched them.
Estimate $400-600


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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