Wed, 26th Oct 2011 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Implacable)

 
Lot 14
 

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VINCENZO LUZZO (ITALIAN, FL. C.1870)<br/>The...

VINCENZO LUZZO (ITALIAN, FL. C.1870)
The Steamship 'Dragonfly' underway
Watercolour laid on paper
Signed/inscribed 'V. Luzzo Venice, 1884' on attached crop (lower right)
16 x 26in. (40.5 x 66cm.)

Built by W. Gray & Co. of West Hartlepool for Galbraith, Pembroke & Co., Dragonfly was a cargo ship of 1,761 tons launched on the 23rd April 1883. She was wrecked on 10th December 1889 off Nieuwe Dieppe on a voyage from Taganrog to Amsterdam with a cargo of Rye.

Sold for £310
Estimated at £150 - £250

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
VINCENZO LUZZO (ITALIAN, FL. C.1870)
The Steamship 'Dragonfly' underway
Watercolour laid on paper
Signed/inscribed 'V. Luzzo Venice, 1884' on attached crop (lower right)
16 x 26in. (40.5 x 66cm.)

Built by W. Gray & Co. of West Hartlepool for Galbraith, Pembroke & Co., Dragonfly was a cargo ship of 1,761 tons launched on the 23rd April 1883. She was wrecked on 10th December 1889 off Nieuwe Dieppe on a voyage from Taganrog to Amsterdam with a cargo of Rye.