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Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 1

Sat, Jul 8, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 125

Ole Johnson Seboy Marine Watercolor, Dated 1820

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Ole Johnson Seboy (Active Norway/U.S.,1800-1845) watercolor on laid paper marine painting depicting ships in slightly choppy waters, the largest two appearing to fly Danish ensigns. Inscription below in Norwegian or Danish text identifying the main ship (Speculation) and the captain (Pieter A. Jensen), with Seboy's signature in small letters below (at right) and dated 1820. Hand inked black borders. Matted and framed under glass in a later ebonized wood frame with silvered rabbet edge. Sight: 22" W x 15" H. Framed: 29" H x 22" W.


C shaped tear to lettering; 3/4" hole upper center in sky area; 1" square repaired spot lower right quadrant, above ship's stern; scattered creasing throughout; discoloration and foxing to paper. Not examined out of frame. Frame has some wear and a 1/2 chip lower right edge.

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