Lot 984

Death of Capt. James Lawrence on the Chesapeake, W/C

Estimate: $200 - $300

Bid Increments

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$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property of a Savannah, GA Estate


Death of Capt. James Lawrence on Board the Chesapeake, Watercolor and Ink on Paper, 19th Century, depicting soldeirs on a battle ship, surrounding a dying solder in the foreground, with caption lower edge 'Death of Capt. James Lawrence on Boar of the Chesapeake', floating in a wood frame. Probably 19th c. after the engraving by Ralph Rawdon, 'The Death of Captain James Lawrence on Board the Chesapeake, June 1st 1813'. Frame size: 16 1/4 in. x 21 1/4 in.

Measurements: Height: of paper 13 in. x Width: 15 3/4 in.


Fair condition, paper toned with foxing and stains, wear and losses to edges, creases throughout, small tears along edges, wear to frame, not viewed out of frame.

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