16 - 17 June 2009
The Property of a Massachusetts Collector
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.)
Collection of the Birch Family.
by descent to present owner.
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