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    Sale 2073

    Ocean Liner

    25 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 124

    J. C. Burnie (20th Century)

    R.M.S. Queen Elizabeth 2 "Launch Day" anchored off Greenock on the River Clyde

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    J. C. Burnie (20th Century)
    R.M.S. Queen Elizabeth 2 "Launch Day" anchored off Greenock on the River Clyde
    signed and dated 'J. C. Burnie '67' (lower left)
    oil on canvasboard
    19¾ x 29¾ in. (50.2 x 75.6 cm.)
    together with a framed image of the painting reproduced for the Glascow Herald as a commemorative insert for the day of QE2's commissioning. (2)


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    This painting was commissioned by the Glasgow Herald prior to her launch.