Sale 18PT03 | Lot 6

Montague Dawson

Catalogue: Impressionist & Modern Art

Lot Details

Lot 6
Montague Dawson
British, 1890-1973
The Q. 9. Mary B. Mitchell
Signed Montague Dawson (ll); stamped with the artist's copyright notification on the reverse
Oil on canvas
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)

Frost & Reed Gallery, London, Inv. no. 45901
Acquired by the present owner on Jun. 4, 1973

The British schooner Q.9. Mary B. Mitchell was a decoy ship who was believed to have sunk her first German submarine in 1917. She was built by Paul Rogers in 1892 at Carrickfergus and was owned by Lord Penrhyn. She was requisitioned in 1916 by the Admiralty to serve as a Q-ship until 1919, out of Falmouth.

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Sold for $31,250 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

1 cm area of lifting paint at top center edge. Small area of fine craquelure at far right center. No apparent restoration. Not examined out of the frame.

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Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Sold for $31,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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