Lot 1075
 

1075

Estate / Collection: Property from a Private New York Collection

Ebenezer Colls
British, 1812-1887
H.M.S. " Duke of Wellington" at Gosport
Oil on canvas
25 x 37 inches ( 63.5 x 94 cm)Provenance:
Frost & Reed, London (inv. no. 44055)
Christie's New York, February 13, 1997, lot 129
Private collection, London
The Royal Navy's H. M. S. "Duke of Wellington" was a 131-gun first-rate ship of the line, originally launched in1852 as H. M. S. "WIndsor Castle." She represented the ultimate develpment of the wooden three-decker ship, being powered both by steam and sail. She was for a time the flagship of Admiral Sir Charles Napier.

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Estate / Collection: Property from a Private New York Collection

Ebenezer Colls
British, 1812-1887
H.M.S. " Duke of Wellington" at Gosport
Oil on canvas
25 x 37 inches ( 63.5 x 94 cm)Provenance:
Frost & Reed, London (inv. no. 44055)
Christie's New York, February 13, 1997, lot 129
Private collection, London
The Royal Navy's H. M. S. "Duke of Wellington" was a 131-gun first-rate ship of the line, originally launched in1852 as H. M. S. "WIndsor Castle." She represented the ultimate develpment of the wooden three-decker ship, being powered both by steam and sail. She was for a time the flagship of Admiral Sir Charles Napier.

Glue relined. Scattered areas of restoration throughout the sky; in the water and on the sails of the ship. The red area on the flag restored. Some lines reinforced.

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