JOHN THOMAS SERRES (ENGLISH, 1759-1825) - The Entrance to Plymouth Sound

Lot 19 (Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), 30th April 2019)

Sold for £30,000


Condition report

Middle right restoration to 9½in. crack and spotted minor retouching throughout, repaired split to lower edge, 1in above frame. Yellowing varnish, would respond well to a clean.

 

JOHN THOMAS SERRES (ENGLISH, 1759-1825)

The Entrance to Plymouth Sound: a Vice Admiral of the Red drying his sails with his squadron laid up in ordinary, flanked by Mount Edgcumbe House and Saltram House with Devil's Point Fort

Oil on cradle panel, in carved gilt frame

Signed 'J.T.Serres' on stern of boat (lower mid-left) and dated '1808' on rock (lower centre)

29½ x 49in. (75 x 124.5cm.)

Provenance: With Leggatt Brothers, London, 1963

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Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), 30th April 2019

Pictures and Naval - 1-61

Sailor Art - 65-97

Shipwreck and East India Co. - 100-125

Collectables inc. Rowing, Liner and Fittings - 128-167

Instruments 170-249

Ship Models - 250-287

 

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