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Lot #53
DepartmentPaintings
Low Estimate$150.00
High Estimate$250.00
Last UpdatedJune 4, 2019

Description

ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE RACE
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.
Provenance:
G.K.S. Bush, Nantucket, Massachusetts.

Overall diameter 12"."

Condition

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

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