John Cleveley the Elder (British, c.1712-1777) A flagship arriving in port with other men-o'war offshore 59 x 76.2cm. (23 1/4 x 30in.)
Sold for £76,800 (US$ 125,690) inc. premium
The Marine Sale
London, New Bond Street
28 Feb 2006 14:00 GMT
John Cleveley the Elder (British, c.1712-1777)
A flagship arriving in port with other men-o'war offshore
signed 'I. Cleveley' and dated 1771 (lower left)
oil on canvas
59 x 76.2cm. (23 1/4 x 30in.)
Provanance : Private collection, U.K.
Exhibited :- Cleveley exhibited two pictures at the Free Society in 1771, no. 48 and no. 49 (both titled 'A Sea Piece').
We would like thank Peter van de Merwe of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich for his help in cataloguing this lot.
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