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Lot #1003
Sold For$1,300.00(hammer price)
 $1,534.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedApril 10, 2015


Connecticut, 1850-1925

The fishing schooner Elizabeth Silsbee. Signed and dated lower right T. Willis 1907". The Elizabeth Silsbee was a fishing schooner from the North Shore of Massachusetts. She wrecked off Nova Scotia in 1909.
Provenance: Private Collection, Brooklyn, New York.
Oil on canvas with applied silk sails, 18" x 26". Framed."


Very light fraying to the extreme edges of two sails. Paint in good condition, no obvious mars or damages noted.

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