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Three Ink or Watercolor and Ink Drawings and a Logbook Page from the Frigate Merrimack

Auction:
2900T
Lot:
1135
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2900T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 01, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Three Ink or Watercolor and Ink Drawings and a Logbook Page from the Frigate Merrimack's 1857-60 Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, probably A. Bovill, c. 1857-60, two watercolor representations titled "U.N.S. [sic] Merrimac (The anchorage on the Real--- River)," and "(Payta. Inner Point)," and an ink-captioned pencil sketch on blue paper showing the Guayaquil, a "(Peruvian Brig of War)," according to the artist, the logbook page with typical information (obscured by the placement of one watercolor), overall 19 x 16 1/4 in. with frame.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Guayaquil, Drawing, Logbook, Painting, Sketch, Watercolor painting, Watermedia

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