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Sale IT158 Lot 4013

POSSIBLY JOSEPH MALLORD WILLIAM TURNER (ENGLISH, 1775-1851)
SHIPWRECK
Oil on board: 10 x 13 1/2 in.
Framed; verso label: "IMPROVED/ Flemish Ground Milled Boards. /PREPARED BY/ ROWNEY & FORSTER,/ Artists' Colourmen,/ 51, RATHBONE PLACE, LONDON./ -- /Prepared Canvas with or without absorbent grounds./ An improved White for Oil Painting./ Also, extra fine bladder Colour./ Superior Mastic Varnish, Asphaltum, and fine light Drying Oil./ A new and improved quick Dryer, warranted not to crack or injure the colours./ With every other material for Oil Painting, of very superior qualities." This label was only used between the years of 1806-1837.

Note: The image is close to what Turner was producing in the mid 1820s for example Turner's "A Shipwreck off Hastings" c. 1825 in The National Gallery of Ireland (NGI.2411)

Estimate $1,000-1,500

Sold for $22,500.00


 
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