Thomas Birch

Lot Details

Lot 27
Thomas Birch
American, 1779-1851
BRITANNIA to the Rescue, 1843
Signed Thomas Birch and dated f 1843 (ll)
Oil on canvas
9 1/8 x 14 inches

Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $5,312 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

A few small spots of inpainting in the sky. Relined. There is an inscription on the lining that reads: Inscribed on old canvas / The wreck off Sable Island / The first side wheel steamship / Britannia of the Cunard Line / to the rescue

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Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $5,312 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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