James Gardner Babbidge Auction Price Results

JAMES GARDNER BABBIDGE (ME, 1844-1919) - Coastal Schooner "Frances Hatch" (built Castine, ME in 1854, lost 1877) passing her home port of Rockland, Maine, oil on canvas, signed lower right, dated Mar 1877, "Painted fo...

Lot 91: JAMES GARDNER BABBIDGE (ME, 1844-1919) - Coastal Schooner "Frances Hatch" (built Castine, ME in 1854, lost 1877) passing her home port of Rockland, Maine, oil on canvas, signed lower right, dated Mar 1877, "Painted fo...

Auction Date: Aug 27, 2016

Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000

Description: JAMES GARDNER BABBIDGE (ME, 1844-1919) - Coastal Schooner "Frances Hatch" (built Castine, ME in 1854, lost 1877) passing her home port of Rockland, Maine, oil on canvas, signed lower right, dated Mar 1877, "Painted for Capt. A.N. Fales" (Captain and part owner) No. 7. Identifiable buildings still standing include the red brick 'Rankin Block' and the 'Granite Inn' off the bow and the 'Littlefield Memorial Church' off the stern. In lemon gold etched cove frame, OS: 25 1/2" x 34 1/2", SS: 21 1/4" x 29". Fine untouched condition, minor frame touch-up. Capt. Albert Norris Fales was lost at sea in 1888, aged 45....

Location: Thomaston, ME, US

Auction House: Thomaston Place Auction Galleries

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James Gardner Babbidge (American, 1844-1919) The s

Lot 122: James Gardner Babbidge (American, 1844-1919) The s

Auction Date: Jan 30, 2015

Estimate: $0 - $0

Description: James Gardner Babbidge (American, 1844-1919) The schooner Race Rock outward bound 26 x 36 in. (66 x 91.4 cm.)...

Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Bonhams

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JAMES GARDINER BABBIDGE (American, 1844-1919) PORTRAIT OF THE COASTAL SCHOONER "COMMERCE".

Lot 2035: JAMES GARDINER BABBIDGE (American, 1844-1919) PORTRAIT OF THE COASTAL SCHOONER "COMMERCE".

Auction Date: Jan 31, 2013

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Description: Outstanding oil on canvas Maine ship portrait of the coastal two-mast black-hulled schooner "Commerce". It sails left to right approaching Rockland Harbor with Owls Head Lighthouse off the bow. It is shown in full sail with four men on deck, the name by the stern. Several other sailboats are seen, all on a white tipped greenish ocean. This schooner was a Lime Hauling boat for the Rockland, Maine Perry Bros. Company. Signed with initials lower left in a barrel buoy with flag "JGB". Dated "1896" below frame edge. Housed in a period, and probably original, gesso decorated gilt frame. SIZE: 22" x 34". PROVENANCE: Hung in the office of Perry Bros. Co. in Rockland, Maine. Descended through the family of the owners. CONDITION: Scattered retouch, cleaned & conserved by the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA. 9-24839...

Location: Fairfield, ME, US

Auction House: James D. Julia

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JAMES GARDINER BABBIDGE (American, 1844-1919) PORTRAIT OF THE COASTAL SCHOONER "COMMERCE".

Lot 2159: JAMES GARDINER BABBIDGE (American, 1844-1919) PORTRAIT OF THE COASTAL SCHOONER "COMMERCE".

Auction Date: Aug 22, 2012

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

Description: Outstanding oil on canvas Maine ship portrait of the coastal two-mast black-hulled schooner "Commerce". It sails left to right approaching Rockland Harbor with Owls Head Lighthouse off the bow. It is shown in full sail with four men on deck, the name by the stern. Several other sailboats are seen, all on a white tipped greenish ocean. This schooner was a Lime Hauling boat for the Rockland, Maine Perry Bros. Company. Signed with initials lower left in a barrel buoy with flag "JGB". Dated "1896" below frame edge. Housed in a period, and probably original, gesso decorated gilt frame. SIZE: 22" x 34". PROVENANCE: Hung in the office of Perry Bros. Co. in Rockland, Maine. Descended through the family of the owners. CONDITION: Scattered retouch, cleaned & conserved by the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA. 9-24839...

Location: Fairfield, ME, US

Auction House: James D. Julia

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JAMES GARDINER BABBIDGE (American, 1844-1919) PORTRAIT OF THE COASTAL SCHOONER "COMMERCE".

Lot 2122: JAMES GARDINER BABBIDGE (American, 1844-1919) PORTRAIT OF THE COASTAL SCHOONER "COMMERCE".

Auction Date: Feb 03, 2012

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000

Description: Outstanding oil on canvas Maine ship portrait of the coastal two-mast black-hulled schooner "Commerce". It sails left to right approaching Rockland Harbor with Owls Head Lighthouse off the bow. It is shown in full sail with four men on deck, the name by the stern. Several other sailboats are seen, all on a white tipped greenish ocean. This schooner was a Lime Hauling boat for the Rockland, Maine Perry Bros. Company. Signed with initials lower left in a barrel buoy with flag "JGB". Dated "1896" below frame edge. Housed in a period, and probably original, gesso decorated gilt frame. SIZE: 22" x 34". PROVENANCE: Hung in the office of Perry Bros. Co. in Rockland, Maine. Descended through the family of the owners. CONDITION: Scattered retouch, cleaned & conserved by the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA. 9-24839...

Location: Fairfield, ME, US

Auction House: James D. Julia

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ATTRIBUTED TO JAMES BABBIDGE (1844-1919): PORTRAIT OF THE URIAH B. FISKE

Lot 117: ATTRIBUTED TO JAMES BABBIDGE (1844-1919): PORTRAIT OF THE URIAH B. FISKE

Auction Date: Oct 15, 2011

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

Description: ATTRIBUTED TO JAMES BABBIDGE (1844-1919): PORTRAIT OF THE URIAH B. FISKE
Oil on canvas, relined. Provenance: Hyland Granby Antiques, Hyannis Port, MA. 24 x 34 in. (sight), 30 x 40 x 3 in. (frame).
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Location: Hudson, NY, US

Auction House: Stair

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MANNER OF JAMES BABBIDGE (1844-1919): SCHOONER RACE ROCK

Lot 108: MANNER OF JAMES BABBIDGE (1844-1919): SCHOONER RACE ROCK

Auction Date: Oct 15, 2011

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

Description: MANNER OF JAMES BABBIDGE (1844-1919): SCHOONER RACE ROCK
Oil on canvas, relined. Provenance: Hyland Granby Antiques, Hyannis Port, MA. 26 x 36 in. (sight), 30 1/2 x 40 1/2 x 3 in. (frame).
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Location: Hudson, NY, US

Auction House: Stair

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JAMES GARDNER BABBIDGE (American 1844-1919)

Lot 2070: JAMES GARDNER BABBIDGE (American 1844-1919)

Auction Date: Aug 27, 2008

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Description: JAMES GARDNER BABBIDGE (American, 1844-1919) PORTRAIT OF THE HANNAH MCLOON. Oil on canvas scene shows the three-mast black hulled barkentine sailing left to right into Rockland Harbor. Owls Head lighthouse is seen off the stern and the name can be seen at stern. The middle mast flying ship pennant and American flag off back mast. Seven figures on deck in colorful clothes and the ship is seen in full sail. Five smaller boats are seen with low land mass off bow. The just setting sun throws light on a colorful sky. Signed lower left "J G Babbidge" and dated illegibly. Housed in its original gesso decorated gilt frame with gilt liner. Babbidge was born in Rockland, Maine and after duty in the Navy he resided on the coast of Maine where he first opened his studio in 1875. REFERENCE: Smithsonian Institutes Inventory No. IAP88720114. SIZE: 20" x 29-1/2". PROVENANCE: Richard Paine Estate, Seal Cove, Maine. CONDITION: Painting appears to be in original, untouched condition. Very good. 9-92430 (3,000-5,000)...

Location: Rockland, ME, US

Auction House: James D. Julia

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