Follower of James Harris - 27'x17' - oil on canvas This is qite a good, dramatic image. However, it is considerably darker than I remember from the image and it is not in great condition. I'm sorry but I advise dropping the estimate to £600-800 and place a firm reserve of £550 on it.
Lot 160
Follower of James Harris of Swansea (British, 1810-1887) An armed topsail schooner shortening sail in choppy seas as the pilot cutter approaches on her starboard beam, with a two-decker firing a salute nearby and a headland beyond
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,259) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Follower of James Harris of Swansea (British, 1810-1887)
An armed topsail schooner shortening sail in choppy seas as the pilot cutter approaches on her starboard beam, with a two-decker firing a salute nearby and a headland beyond
oil on canvas
43.2 x 68.6cm (17 x 27in).

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  • PROVENANCE:
    Sale, Christie's, 6th November 1997, lot 603 (sold £1,610)
    Private collection, UK
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