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    Sale 2176

    Christie's Interiors

    16 - 17 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 50

    Thomas Birch (American, 1779-1851)

    Fishing boats off a French harbor at sunset

    Price Realised  

    Thomas Birch (American, 1779-1851)
    Fishing boats off a French harbor at sunset
    oil on canvas
    20¼ x 30¼ in. (51.4 x 76.8 cm.)


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    The present lot is an early work by the artist influenced by the artist Claude Joseph Vernet (French, 1714-1789).

    Provenance

    Collection of the Birch Family.
    by descent to present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    The Property of a Massachusetts Collector