George Heriot (Quebec/England, 1759-1839) Panoramic View of Boston Harbor and Part of Charlestown with Bunker Hill, June 15, 1815
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- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B
- Date / Time :
- November 19, 2016 10:00AM
George Heriot (Quebec/England, 1759-1839)
Panoramic View of Boston Harbor and Part of Charlestown with Bunker Hill, June 15, 1815
Unsigned, dated "15 June 1815" on the back of the second sheet.
Watercolor on six joined leaves of paper with "RUSE & TURNERS/1810" watermark, Bunker Hill and Charlestown in the foreground and the Town of Boston in the background, with carefully rendered buildings, bridges, and landscape, lg. 114 1/4, ht. 7 1/2 in.
Condition: Minor staining at joins, scattered professionally mended short tears and losses along the edges.
Provenance: The property of Reverend C.A. Machonochie, Sotheby's, 1943.
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