Marine Ships Portrait O/C Perkins Maine Artist
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Sold Date: 08/22/2010
Channel: Online Auction
This Oil on Canvas painting is an Original Wendell Thompson Perkins (b.1928 - d.1997) an American painter. He spent the bulk of his career living and painting in Maine on the coast with his studio and gallary located in Portland. His studio suffered a tragic fire and most of his artwork was not saved. He is well listed and t are many auction records available on and other sites. The painting is signed on the canvas and is titled on the reverse stretcher "ROPES - Bath, Maine". It is framed. The ROPES was Built at Bath, Maine in 1884 and had a very colorful career.
A. G. ROPES HistoryRig - Ship, Tonnage - 2,460
Built: Bath, Maine - 1884 Length - 258.2 ft, Beam -44.7 ft, Depth - 20ft.
Home Port New York, N.Y. Official #106318, Signal Letters K.C.S.Q.,
Foundered Dec. 26, 1913 at Forker River, N.J.- Crew of 5 men all were lost. This is a NO Reserve Auction starting with a bid which is conservatively 1/9th of the painting value. The painting is in excellent condition with no repairs, cracking or other damage. Colors are bright with no loss. Its overall dimensions are 27" x 34". I accept Paypal. Shipping in the continental U.S. is $76.00. Overseas shipments will be quoted individually. Shipment will be made immediately following clearance of funds. I will be listing other Marine Paintings in the upcoming weeks along with other fine antiques. Am down-sizing due to retirement. Payment is expected via Paypal within 24 hours of auction end.
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