Lot 84
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Montague Dawson R.S.M.A., F.R.S.A.

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 USD
Sold
125,000 USD
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Description

  • Montague Dawson R.S.M.A., F.R.S.A.
  • The Aberdeen Clipper, The Star of Peace
  • signed Montague Dawson (lower left)
  • oil on canvas

Provenance

Frost & Reed, London (acquired directly from the artist and taken to stock, August 11, 1940, no. 10184)
Colonel Pope (acquired from the above, August 14, 1950)

Catalogue Note

The Star of Peace was an Aberdeen Clipper built in 1855 and weighing 113 tons (this information also faintly inscribed by Dawson on the work's reverse).  The clipper made a number of passages between London and Sydney before being broken up at Thursday Island in 1895. 
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