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WILLIAM GAY YORKE

New York/Canada/England, 1817-c. 1888

Portrait of the gaff cutter Julia G..

Signed and dated lower left "W.G. Yorke 1878".
Oil on canvas, 22.25" x 26.25". Framed 29" x 33".
Condition: Overall excellent condition, under white light there is a small chip of paint in the sea below the middle of the yacht. The canvas is relined and under UV examination there are scattered minor in-paint as a function of the relining including several spots in the sky and one spot in the sea.

  • Provenance:
    Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, August 2000.
    The Kelton Collection of Marine Art & Artifacts.

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