05-31-2020 05-31-2020
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3390B Marlborough
May 31, 2020 12:00 PMCalender
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Derek George Montague Gardner (British, 1914-2007) The First American Battle Squadron Crosses the Atlantic

$6,250$5,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3390B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 31, 2020 12:00PM

Description:

Derek George Montague Gardner (British, 1914-2007)

The First American Battle Squadron Crosses the Atlantic
Signed "Derek. G. M./GARDNER." l.l., signed and inscribed on the tacking edge (see N.B.), a receipt from the Mystic Maritime Gallery and a typed letter detailing the history of the crossing are affixed to the backing.
Oil on canvas, 24 x 36 in. (61.0 x 91.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Good.

N.B. The inscription on the tacking edge reads "Ships of the first United States battle squadron... to cross the Atlantic, May/June 1801./Ships l. to r. Frigate "ESSEX", 32 guns: Frigate "PRESIDENT", 44 guns (Commodor Richard Dale);/Schooner "ENTERPRISE:, 12 guns: Frigate "PHILADELPHIA", 36 guns."
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Framed dimensions are 36 x 47 1/2 x 2 inches.

No additional condition issues to report.


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Keywords

Richard Dale, Derek George Montague Gardner, G. M./GARDNER, United States