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Lot #53
Sold For$300.00(hammer price)
 $360.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJuly 25, 2019


United Kingdom, 1872-1957

Portrait of the ship Craigmore of Glasgow, housed in a lifebuoy-style frame. Figures visible on the deck of the ship. Frame with British ensigns and Craigmore" and "Glasgow" in gilt banners.
The Craigmore was built in 1895. Pierhead painter George Race produced a number of works with lifebuoy-style frames, which can be seen in The Ship Painters and The Pierhead Painters, Naive Ship-Portrait Painters 1750-1950, both by Roger Finch.
G.K.S. Bush, Nantucket, Massachusetts.

The Collection of Paul Vardeman.
Overall diameter 12"."


Some loss of lifebuoy's paint. Painting not examined out of frame.

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