American School, 19th Century
Portrait of the Bark Tedesco off a Bluff with Lighthouse.
Oil on canvas, the vessel identified on a pennant and at the bow, flying an American flag off the stern, 17 x 24 in., in a molded giltwood and gesso frame.
Condition: Relined, retouch mostly to sky.
Note: The Boston-bound Tedesco went ashore off Swampscott in January 1857, after sailing from Cadiz, Spain.
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