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American School, Late 19th Century, Portrait of the Three-masted Vessel Martha Bowker of Brunswick, Maine, Entering the Scheld River Bo

Auction:
2961B
Lot:
20
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 19, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

American School, Late 19th Century

Portrait of the Three-masted Vessel Martha Bowker of Brunswick, Maine, Entering the Scheld River Bound for Antwerp
Unsigned, identified in inscriptions on the backing board.
Watercolor and gouache on paper, 20 1/2 x 28 1/4 in., in a molded ebonized and giltwood frame, under glass.
Condition: Paper toned, losses and minor tears to edges; not examined out of frame.

Exhibitions: Maine Maritime Museum, 1992, and Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 1994.
Estimate $800-1,200


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.

Keywords

Martha Bowker, Gouache, Maine, New England, Visual arts, Watercolor painting, Watermedia, Antwerp, Brunswick

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