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Basi Ivancovich (Italian/Austrian, 1815-1898) S.S. Oswestry, John Wesley McDonald Master.

Auction:
2765M
Lot:
39
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Discovery - 2765M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 20, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Basi Ivancovich (Italian/Austrian, 1815-1898)

S.S. Oswestry, John Wesley McDonald Master. Signed and dated "Ivancovich 1894" l.r., titled below. Oil on canvas, 17 1/2 x 29 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Relined, scattered retouch.

Note: The S.S. Oswestry was built in 1888 by Furness Withy of Hartlepool, England, for Sivewright, Bacon & Co. In March of 1899 she was bound from Newport News for Manchester but ran aground on a small pinnacle on the north side of Mizen Head, County Cork, Ireland, in the midst of a dense fog.
Estimate $2,500-3,500


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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John Wesley McDonald, Mizen Head, Hartlepool, Manchester, Sivewright Bacon & Co., United Kingdom

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