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


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Mark Richard Myers

(British, born 1945)

The Tobacco Ship Brilliant off Yorktown, 1990, signed lower right "Mark Myers.1990.", watercolor, 22 x 30 in.; modern frame, 31 x 38-3/8 in.

Note:

Built in Virginia for British owners, the Brilliant was the last Tobacco ship to leave America for Liverpool, England prior to the Revolution. This watercolor depicts the ship in Yorktown, Virginia prior to embarking in 1775.

The lot is accompanied by a letter from the artist discussing, research and the original receipt.

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

Condition:

good condition, not removed from frame; frame with minor abrasions

Starting Price: $750
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
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