Lot 11American School
American Sloop-of-War Firing at Broadside
Oil on canvas
18 x 24 inches
C Estate of R. O'Donoghue
Sold for $1,875
Very dirty, yellowed varnish. Heavy accretion of surface grime; stains. Very fine network of craquelure throughout. Narrow vertical (3 inch) area of flaking paint along left edge, center. Few tiny spots of inpaint, as well as along edge where paint rubbing. Canvas overlap at top is unusually long, extending over back of stretcher at the upper corners. Moisture stains on reverse. Slight horizontal buckle near lower edge. Not examined out of frame.
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