Past Auction

Marine Paintings

Tue, Nov 02, 2021 at 11am EDT |
New York
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1880 Painting by William Bradford Achieves $93,750


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  • Auction of Marine Paintings on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 11am
  • Featuring Property from a Prominent Corporate Collection
  • We Invite You to Contact Us for a Complimentary Auction Appraisal of Your Paintings, Drawings, Prints & Sculpture

NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle held a successful auction of Marine Paintings on November 2, 2021 showcasing fine examples of 19th and 20th century ship portraiture, as well as fascinating maritime scenes that document life at sea. Special sections of the auction also offered American Paintings & Prints (lots 29-107) and Outsider Art (lots 108-181).

With competitive bidding, the November 2 auction totaled an exceptional $1,384,891, far surpassing the pre-sale estimate of $619,800-953,250, with a robust 90% sold by lot and 99% sold by value.

Highlighting the Marine Paintings was a masterful view of a Whaling Ship and Iceberg from 1880 by William Bradford (1823-1892) that realized $93,750, surpassing its estimate of $60,000-90,000. The work highlighted the property from a Prominent Corporate Collection. Strong prices were also realized for additional works from the same collection, including ship portraits by Antonio Jacobsen and Frederick Pansing that surpassed expectations.

All prices include the Buyer's Premium.

A Walkabout with the Specialist

Specialist Bill Fiddler led a preview tour of the exhibition on October 29 livestreamed on Instagram @doylenewyork
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