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Richard Ball Spencer (British, 1812-1897) Portrait of the Barque Erinna of Maitland, Nova Scotia

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
177
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Richard Ball Spencer (British, 1812-1897)

Portrait of the Barque Erinna of Maitland, Nova Scotia
Signed "R.B. Spencer" l.l., ship identified along the lower edge.
Oil on canvas, 19 1/4 x 31 in., framed.
Condition: Relined, restored with retouch, heavy surface grime.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

According to a note on the backing board, this painting was restored in 1985. The same note says that it was found discarded just prior to its restoration.


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Keywords

Maitland, 1st millennium BC, Erinna, Nova Scotia, Retouch, Richard Ball Spencer, Writers

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