December 9, 2018 14:00 EST

American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists

 
  Lot 44
 
Lot 44 - THOMAS BIRCH  (AMERICAN 1779-1851)

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THOMAS BIRCH (AMERICAN 1779-1851)
FISHING BOATS OFF A FRENCH HARBOR AT SUNSET

Signed with artist's initials 'TB' bottom right, oil on canvas
20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2cm)

Provenance: The Artist.
By descent in the family.
Private Collection, Massachusetts.
Christie's, New York, sale of June 16, 2009, lot 50.
Acquired directly from the above sale.
Private Collection, Pennsylvania.
NOTE:
The present lot is an early work by the artist. Its composition is directly inspired by the dramatic views of French artist Claude Joseph Vernet (1714-1789).

Sold for $2,750
Estimated at $3,000 - $5,000


 

Signed with artist's initials 'TB' bottom right, oil on canvas
20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2cm)

Provenance: The Artist.
By descent in the family.
Private Collection, Massachusetts.
Christie's, New York, sale of June 16, 2009, lot 50.
Acquired directly from the above sale.
Private Collection, Pennsylvania.
NOTE:
The present lot is an early work by the artist. Its composition is directly inspired by the dramatic views of French artist Claude Joseph Vernet (1714-1789).

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