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Auction Preview: The Marine Sale at Bonhams, London, Apr 18

"The Battle of Trafalgar" - Thomas Luny (British, 1759-1837); signed and dated 'Luny 1825' (lower left), oil on canvas. Measured at 89 x 149.5cm (35 1/16 x 58 7/8in). Estimated Price: £ 30,000 - 50,000 ($ 42,000 - 69,000)
(Courtesy - Bonhams)

What: The Marine Sale

Where: Bonhams, Montpelier Street, Knightsbridge, London, SW7 1HH

When: Apr 18, 1:00 PM BST

The Sale of Maritime paintings at Bonhams will host some of the traditional 19th century seascapes, ship portraits and topographical views! Works by Montague Dawson, John Steven Dews, Stephen Renard and Henry Scott are some of the highlights.

Top Lots of the Sale:

- "The Battle of Trafalgar" - Thomas Luny (British, 1759-1837); signed and dated 'Luny 1825' (lower left), oil on canvas. Measured at 89 x 149.5cm (35 1/16 x 58 7/8in). Estimated Price: £ 30,000 - 50,000 ($ 42,000 - 69,000)

- "Eddying Foam: Young Australia riding the heavy ocean swell" - Montague Dawson (British, 1890-1973); signed 'Montague.Dawson' (lower left), oil on canvas. Measured at 61 x 91.5cm (24 x 36in). Estimated Price: £ 25,000 - 35,000 ($ 35,000 - 49,000)

- "A Yacht Race" - Charles Napier Hemy, RA RWS (British, 1841-1917); signed with initials and dated 'C.N.H.1917.' (lower right), watercolour and bodycolour. Measured at 43.5 x 68.5cm (17 1/8 x 26 15/16in). Estimated Price: £ 15,000 - 20,000 ($ 21,000 - 28,000)

- 'High Wind' - Montague Dawson (British, 1890-1973); signed 'MONTAGUE DAWSON' (lower left) and inscribed 'Montague Dawson/HIGH WIND' (on canvas verso), oil on canvas. Measured at 50.8 x 61cm (20 x 24in). Estimated Price: £ 12,000 - 18,000 ($ 17,000 - 25,000)

- "The East Indiaman Surat Castle in two positions calling for a pilot off Dover" - Thomas Whitcombe (British, circa 1752-1824); signed and dated 'Tho Whitcombe 1790' (lower right), inscribed 'The property of Major J.B. Paget 1837./Formerly the property of his maternal great-grandfather,/ Sir George Abercrombie Robinson, BART, M.P.' (on canvas verso), oil on canvas. Measured at 107 x 169cm (42 1/8 x 66 9/16in). Estimated Price: £ 10,000 - 15,000 ($ 14,000 - 21,000)

- "In open seas" - Thomas Jacques Somerscales (British, 1842-1927); signed and dated 'TSomerscales/1901' (lower right), oil on canvas. Measured at 61 x 107.5cm (24 x 42 5/16in). Estimated Price: £ 10,000 - 15,000 ($ 14,000 - 21,000)

- "Captain Richard Bowen's 38-gun frigate Terpsichore engaging the mighty 136-gun Spanish 4-decker Santissima Trinidad on 1st March 1797, two weeks after the battle of Cape St. Vincent" - John Christian Schetky (British, 1778-1874); signed and indistinctly dated 'J C Schetky 18..' (lower right), oil on canvas. Measured at 63.5 x 91.5cm (25 x 36in). Estimated Price: £ 8,000 - 12,000 ($ 11,000 - 17,000)

- 'Seaward' - Montague Dawson (British, 1890-1973); signed 'Montague Dawson' (lower left) and inscribed in pencil 'III/"Seaward"/Montague Dawson/Danestream Milford-On-Sea/England' (on stretcher verso), oil on canvas. Measured at 45.7 x 91.4cm (18 x 36in). Estimated Price: £ 8,000 - 12,000 ($ 11,000 - 17,000)

- "Admiral Lord Howe's fleet returning to Spithead with the French prizes taken at the 'Glorious First of June', 1794 - Thomas Luny (British, 1759-1837); signed and dated 'T.Luny.1794' (lower left), oil on canvas. Measured at 116 x 178.5cm (45 11/16 x 70 1/4in). Estimated Price: £ 8,000 - 12,000 ($ 11,000 - 17,000)

- "Tynemouth" - George Chambers, Snr. (British, 1803-1840); signed and indistincly dated 'G.Chambers/18..' (lower left), oil on canvas. Measured at 76.2 x 111.7cm (30 x 44in). Estimated Price: £ 8,000 - 12,000 ($ 11,000 - 17,000)

- "The merchantman Barton at Liverpool" - John Jenkinson (British, active 1780-1820); signed and dated 'J. Jenkinson 1810' (lower right), oil on canvas. Measured at 86.5 x 121.5cm (34 1/16 x 47 13/16in). Estimated Price: £ 8,000 - 12,000 ($ 11,000 - 17,000)

- "A prisoner of war bone model of a 30 gun frigate," French, circa 1800; the three masted vessel with standing and running rigging, carved female figurehead, capston, ship's boat, helm, the galleried stern with string for gun retraction, on octagonal bone stand under modern Perspec display case the model. Measured at 12 1/2 x 8 x 4in (32 x 20 x 10cm). Estimated Price: £ 6,000 - 10,000 ($ 8,300 - 14,000)

- "On the Scheldt, a pair" - Abraham Hulk (Dutch, 1813-1897); each signed 'A. Hulk' (lower left), oil on canvas. Measured at each 40.6 x 61cm (16 x 24in).(2). Estimated Price: £ 6,000 - 8,000 ($ 8,300 - 11,000)

- "Koudum, Holland" - Pieter Cornelis Dommersen (Dutch, 1834-1908); signed and dated 'P.C.Dommersen 1882' (lower right), oil on canvas. Measured at 81.5 x 127cm (32 1/16 x 50in). Estimated Price: £ 6,000 - 8,000 ($ 8,300 - 11,000)

- "Ships-of-the-line in a heavy swell, with a Dutch hoy making good headway" - Henry Redmore (British, 1820-1887); signed and dated 'H Redmore/1855' (lower right), oil on canvas. Measured at 61 x 91cm (24 x 35 13/16in). Estimated Price: £ 5,000 - 8,000 ($ 6,900 - 11,000)

For details, visit: https://www.blouinshop.com/article/the-marine-sale-at-bonhams-london-apr-18

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