Montague Dawson (British, 1895-1973) The New Englander 'The Forest Queen of Boston' 61 x 91.4cm. (24 x 36in.)

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Lot 46
Montague Dawson
(British, 1895-1973)
The New Englander 'The Forest Queen of Boston' 61 x 91.4cm. (24 x 36in.)

Sold for £ 92,960 (US$ 123,927) inc. premium
Montague Dawson (British, 1895-1973)
The New Englander 'The Forest Queen of Boston'
signed 'Montague Dawson' (lower left)
oil on canvas
61 x 91.4cm. (24 x 36in.)

Footnotes

  • The full-rigged American merchantman 'Forest Queen' was built at Rockland, Maine (U.S.A.) in 1858, registered at 594 tons and measured 137½ feet in length with a 30½ foot beam. Although this work is listed in Ramsey, he erroneously gives her place of build as Rockland, New England, and likewise her date of build as 1838.

    Literature: 'Montague Dawson, R.S.M.A., F.R.S.A.', L.G.G. Ramsey, Leigh-on-Sea, 1967, p.29, catalogue no. 84 (text) & plate 17 (illustrated).
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