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Lot 0016
An oil on canvas half-bust portrait of a handsome sea captain wearing a shawl collar frock coat or tail coat and seated before a window through which a masted ship flying American flag rests in the harbor, no visible signature, a New York canvas supplier's stenciled mark verso, displayed in a good period frame - very likely the original. Canvas measures 27 x 23 in a 33 x 28 inch frame.

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Condition

Good condition. Considerable touch-up and in-painting visible under black light, lower left corner, lower edge, left quadrant, scattered spots around the face and on the edge of the face, two crude patch repairs, not lined, darkened, scattered age discoloration spots, original stretchers, original untouched finish on the period frame.

Starting Bid

$400.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 18%

A GOOD 19TH C. AMERICAN SEA CAPTAIN O/C PORTRAIT

Estimate $800 - $1,200May 21, 2017
529 W. Lone Jack-Lee's Summit Rd
P.O. Box 17
Lone Jack, MO 64070
United States
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