Tue, 2nd May 2017 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hibernia')

  Lot 10


δ NORMAN WILKINSON (BRITISH, 1878-1971)<br/>R.M.S....

Sold for £4,712
Estimated at £2,000 - £3,000

(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)

Condition report
Fine overall condition.

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

R.M.S. 'Mauretania' Rafted Up To A Transport, Off The Coast Of Gallipoli, 1915
Signed 'Norman Wilkinson' (lower left)
21 x 14in. (53.5 x 35.5cm.)

Mauretania was used as a troop ship during WWI. Norman Wilkinson was located at the Dardenelles for the duration of the campaign. It is thought this is one of a set of watercolours considered for his book The Dardenelles, Colour Sketches in Gallipoli 1916.