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Charles Bruno Donat Delin (1756 - 1818)

Lot 582: PORTRAIT OF A SHIP'S CAPTAIN, CIRCA 1805-10. ATTRIBUTED TO CHARLES DELIN (DUTCH 1756-1818).

Bourgeault-Horan Antiquarians

August 19, 2012
Portsmouth, NH, US

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Oil on canvas applied to paperboard, 22 1/4 x 17 inches, sight. Unsigned. In a period molded wood frame. The port painter Charles Delin painted a number of American sea captains and their families in Salem, Nantucket, Newburyport, Plymouth, and Philadelphia. Stylistically the offered lot is nearly identical to a portrait of John Walker (1775-1811) of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, discussed and illustrated in Peter Benes and the Historical Society of Old Newbury, "Charles Delin: Port Painter of Maastricht and Amsterdam," July 20-October 20, 1985, p. 71, no. 47.

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