March 23, 2019 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


1565

Mark Richard Myers

(British, born 1945)

The Eclipse of Salem Arriving Off Anjer, April 25th, 1832, 1998, signed "Mark Myers-1995", oil on canvas, 24 x 36 in.; fine Arts and Crafts style carved and gilt wood frame, 30-3/4 x 42-3/4 in.

Note:

The Eclipse sailed her first voyage in 1831, arriving at Whampoa from Salem, Massachusetts. She would later make multiple journeys to Sumatra for the pepper trade.

The lot is accompanied by correspondence from the artist discussing this painting and extensive research including a facsimile of the ship's maiden voyage log.

Provenance:Collection of Marion and Theodore Gore, Williamsburg, Virginia

Condition:

good condition

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,440
03/23/2019

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