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JOHN STOBART (MA/FL, 1929 - ) - "The Black Ball Line 'Great Western' in the Approaches to New York", oil on canvas, signed "Stobart" lower right, a port side view of the second fastest packet ship of the era underway in stiff winds and heavy seas, with whitecaps splashing to the faux gunports, men in the rigging furling the trademark black ball sail. A crowd has gathered on deck as they pass the harbor buoy, New York on left, a string of five signal flags on the stern for the pilot and harbormaster. Kennedy Gallery label indicates this is from the estate of Horace Havemeyer III, publisher. In gold molded frame with tag having artist's and ship's name. OS: 32" x 44", SS: 25 1/2" x 37 1/2". A few small spots of inpainting in the sky.

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JOHN STOBART (MA/FL, 1929 - ) - "The Black Ball Line

Estimate $15,000 - $25,000May 21, 2016