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    Sale 12309

    Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Impressionist Art, Maritime Art, Sporting & Wildlife Art

    7 July 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 234

    John Wilson Carmichael (1800-1868)

    HMS Donegal, 74-guns, flying the flag of Rear-Admiral Sir John Ommanney, heading down the Tagus past the Church of Santa-Engracia, the river crowded with small craft including a Portuguese royal barge, and the vessel astern of the flagship almost certainly the 74-gun HMS Edinburgh

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    John Wilson Carmichael (1800-1868)
    HMS Donegal, 74-guns, flying the flag of Rear-Admiral Sir John Ommanney, heading down the Tagus past the Church of Santa-Engracia, the river crowded with small craft including a Portuguese royal barge, and the vessel astern of the flagship almost certainly the 74-gun HMS Edinburgh
    signed and dated 'J. W. Carmichael/1837' (lower left), indistinctly signed and inscribed '*****/Carmichael/Lisbon 1837' (on an old label attached to the reverse) and numbered '903' (on a label attached to the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    33 x 53 ½ in. (83.9 x 135.9 cm.)


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    Provenance

    A.K. Martin Esq.


    Exhibited

    Newcastle, Palace of the Arts, North East Coast Exhibition, May-October 1929, no. 219.