International Art

December 01 - 06, 2018

Online Auction
LOT 851
Sir Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956)
  • Sir Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956)
  • Sir Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956)
  • Sir Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956)

851

Sir Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956), British

TURKS BOARDING "THE DOLPHIN", CIRCA 1899

Oil on board; signed with initials “FB” lower right, titled to gallery label verso, signed, titled and numbered No. 4813 to the L.B.H. label verso
14.75 x 20.5 in — 37.5 x 52.1 cm

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $2,700
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

According to Libby Horner, this work, previously entitled The Three Half Moons and the Barbary Pirate, formed the frontispiece to W.H. Long’s “Naval Yarns” from 1899. The scene depicts the Dolphin heading for London with her cargo, and a skirmish with five Turkish men-of-war in January 1617.

Literature:

The frontispiece to W.H. Long’s, “Naval Yarns”, 1899

Provenance:

The Fine Art Society Ltd., London;
The Estate of R. Lyman Williams, Montreal;
By descent to the present Private Collection, St. Catharines, Ontario

Additional Info:

Department: International Art
Medium: Paintings
Nationality: British
Signed