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Item Details

Lot #446
DepartmentPaintings
Sold For$8,500.00(hammer price)
 $10,200.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJuly 25, 2019

Description

ADMIRAL RICHARD BRYDGES BEECHEY
United Kingdom, 1808-1895

Dramatic marine scene under dark skies. Signed lower left R. Beechey".
Oil on canvas, 36" x 53.25". Framed 43" x 58.5"."

Condition

Craquelure throughout. Broad craquelure in middle. Wax reline. Uneven varnish right half around ship's sail. In paint restoration visible to naked eye, around edge where canvas hits frame. UV light reveals scattered in paint, mainly to sky and sea.

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