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Lot 20: A Sixty Gun Ship at Spithead 1806 Aquatint

Art Antiques & Books from the Hudson River Valley

by Orange County Estate Liquidators

November 26, 2016

Otisville, NY, USA

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  • A Sixty Gun Ship at Spithead 1806 Aquatint
  • A Sixty Gun Ship at Spithead 1806 Aquatint
  • A Sixty Gun Ship at Spithead 1806 Aquatint
  • A Sixty Gun Ship at Spithead 1806 Aquatint
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Description:
A 90 Gun Ship at Spithead
Dom.K Serres R.A. del. J. Clarke & J. Hamble sculp. Edward Orme Excudit. Aquatint with large margins, printed on J. Whatman 1806 paper. An excellent example of period British Royal Naval history.

Type:
Aquatint - Very Nicely Colored

Dated:
Jan. 1, 1806

Publisher:
Edward Orme

Origin
English

Demensions:
Frame 24 x 18 1/2 Sight 16 x 11"

Notes:
Warships in Spithead, the 90-gunner with gun ports open. Spithead is an area of the Solent desirable as an anchorage because it is protected from all winds except from the south-east. Plate 27 of the 'Liber Nauticus, and Instructor in the Art of Marine Drawing' by Dominic Serres and his son John Thomas Serres, published during the Napoleonic wars. Both were marine painters to the king, and John was the Master of Drawing at the Chelsea Naval School and, according to the title page of the 'Liber', 'Marine Draught-man to the Honourable the Board of Admiralty'.

Condition Report
Some brown spotting that seems to be mostly on the glazing and not the print. Not taken out of the frame. We believe the print is in very good condition.

Condition Report: Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Orange County Estate Liquidators Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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