Lot 517

SAMUEL WALTERS (1811-1882), BRITISH
PORTRAIT OF BARQUE (OFF TUSKAR ROCK)

Oil on canvas strengthened signature "S. Walters" lower left

26 x 36 in — 66 x 91.4 cm

Provenance:
Ex. Coll. Betty Mather (née Molson) of Westmount, Quebec
By descent to the present Private Collection, Toronto

Note:
Tuskar Rock is a group of rocks topped by a lighthouse 11 kilometres (6.8 miles) off the southeast coast of County Wexford, Ireland.

Samuel Walters was the best-known of the ship portrait painters in Liverpool, England. For much of the 19th Century, Liverpool was the busiest port in Europe and was the site of a wealthy ship building community with an appetite for ship portraits.


Estimate: $10,000—15,000

TIME LEFT: 1 days, 12 hours
Lot Closes: 9/24/2020 2:00:00 PM EST

Starting Bid:

$6,000

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