08-13-2017 08-13-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3022M Marlborough
August 13, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

Luca Papaluca The Elder (Italian, 1890-1934) M.Y. Warrior, N.Y.Y.C.

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3022M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 13, 2017 10:00AM


Luca Papaluca The Elder (Italian, 1890-1934)

M.Y. Warrior, N.Y.Y.C.
Signed "L. PAPALUCA" l.r., titled along lower edge of image.
Watercolor and gouache on paper, 16 x 27 1/4 in., in a molded giltwood frame.
Condition: Spotting in the sky, not examined out of frame.

Note: The 1266-ton yacht was built in Troon, Scotland, by the Ailsa Shipbuilding Company for Frederick William Vanderbilt in 1904. The vessel was requisitioned by the Royal Navy in 1917 and participated in both World Wars. She was sunk in action in 1940.
Estimate $700-900

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Ailsa Shipbuilding Company, Luca Papaluca, Troon, Scotland