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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 184

    Thomas Willis (American, 1850-1912)

    The sailing ship of the Natal-Brazil line passing a lighthouse

    Price Realised  

    Thomas Willis (American, 1850-1912)
    The sailing ship of the Natal-Brazil line passing a lighthouse
    inscribed 'Willes [sic] N.Y.' (lower left) and further inscribed '"Potency" of Natal Brazil. Capt H. Christensen.' (lower right)
    oil on canvas, with silk thread and cotton
    20 x 32 in. (50.8 x 81.3 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Roger King Fine Art, Newport, Rhode Island.