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    Sale 2067

    Maritime Art

    3 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 37

    Edward Moran (American, 1829-1901)

    Skipjacks on the Chesapeake Bay at moonlight

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Edward Moran (American, 1829-1901)
    Skipjacks on the Chesapeake Bay at moonlight
    signed and dated 'Edw. Moran-85' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    18 x 30 in. (45.7 x 76.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1885.


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    We are grateful to Paul D. Sweitzer, Ph.D. for confirming the authenticity of this lot.

    For a note on the artist please see lot 41.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 23 September 1988, lot 105.
    with Richard York Gallery, New York, 1992.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the additional provenance:
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 23 September 1988, lot 105.

    Please note this work was exhibited:
    New York, Hollis Taggart Galleries, reams and Dramas: Moonlight and Twilight in American Art, 22 May - 25 July 2003.


    Exhibited

    New York, Hollis Taggart Galleries, reams and Dramas: Moonlight and Twilight in American Art, 22 May - 25 July 2003.