Estimated at £600 - £800
Needs relining, and suggest new stretcher as present one has woodworm; cleaning required. Veneered frame and slip (probably original) in distressed state - picture will clean well.
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ENGLISH PROVINCIAL SCHOOL, CIRCA 1840
Portrait of a merchant sea Captain holding an octant, said to be Captain Johnstone, Scotland
Oil on canvas
29½ x 24in. (75 x 61cm.)
Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Sandwich), Tue, 12th May 2015