21 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,625
GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
Michele Funno (Italian, fl.1840-1858)
The British schooner Sea Nymph entering the Mole of Naples
20 x 30½ in. (50.8 x 77.5 cm.)
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Please see lot 61 for a footnote on Sea Nymph.
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