Sold for £310
Estimated at £200 - £300
(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)
Some creasing (esp on left); sky appears over-painted to disguise time-staining with rigging re-drawn in pencil.
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ATTRIBUTED TO REUBEN CHAPPELL (BRITISH, 1870-1940)
'Lizzie Ellen' of Cardigan
Watercolour and gouache
Inscribed with title (lower middle)
13 x 18¾in. (33 x 47.5cm.)
Lizzie Ellen, a schooner of 114 tons, was built in 1874 and registered in Cardigan. She was sailing from Jersey to Newport with a cargo of scrap iron when, on 28 June 1917, she was sunk by UC-65 46 miles south of Start Point, Devon.
Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Zephyr), Tue, 2nd Nov 2021
Mercantile (Sail) – 1-92A
Mercantile (Steam) – 93-151
Naval (Sail) – 155-236
Naval (Steam) – 240-340
Navigation & Scientific Instruments – 341-392
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