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.
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