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Duncan McFarlane (1818 - 1865)

Lot 150: Duncan McFarlane (British, 1818-1865) Portrait of the American Ship Ocean Eagle Entering Liverpool. Signed and dated "D. McFarlane/1854

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March 3, 2013
Boston, MA, US

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Duncan McFarlane (British, 1818-1865)

Portrait of the American Ship Ocean Eagle Entering Liverpool. Signed and dated "D. McFarlane/1854" l.l. Oil on canvas, 24 x 36 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Retouch u.c., minor craquelure, minor paint loss u.c., light scratches u.r.

Note: The Ocean Eagle was built in Medford, Massachusetts, in 1851, and hailed from the port of Boston. Ephemera related to comparable Duncan McFarlane paintings accompanies the lot.

Condition Report

Area of retouch upper center in sky above the top of the foresail about 2 1/2 x 4 in., left edge of canvas and part of lower canvas edge with line from previous frame, the right edge has some superfluous spots of gold paint.


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