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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
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May 13, 2016 04:00 PMCalender

Derek George Montague Gardner (British, 1914-2007) Sovereign of The Seas

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2896B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 13, 2016 4:00PM


Derek George Montague Gardner (British, 1914-2007)

Sovereign of The Seas, alternatively titled The Record Breaker
Signed and dated "Derek G. M. Gardner 1978" l.r., identified on multiple labels affixed to the stretcher and frame.
Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Slight canvas warping to the uppercorners.
Estimate $10,000-12,000

Titled on a card from Polak Gallery, London, affixed to the frame. Inscribed "'Sovereign of the Seas' of the southern coast of Ireland, 30 June 1853, Carnsore Point abeam" on an unattributed label affixed to the stretcher.

"HERGA" Winsor & Newton, London, canvas stencil on the reverse.

Condition: No further condition issues to report.

Frame dimensions: 36 1/2 x 46 1/2 in.

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Derek George Montague Gardner