Lot 6241 - ibid106 Ibid 19th Century Paintings - Tuesday, 01. October 2019, 03.30 PM

ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY

Fishing boat on a rough sea before the coast of Dover with Dover castle beyond. 1848.
Oil on panel.
Monogram and date lower right: J. B. Ilfs. 48.
67 x 98.6 cm.

Provenance:
Swiss private collection.

We are grateful to Richard Green for suggesting an attribution to George Chambers (1803 – 1840).

Oil on canvas, original canvas. Paint surface with superficial pollution and a net of craquelures. Partly with scratch marks and slightly visible canvas stretcher marks.
Under UV: some touch-ups along the edges and in the sky as well as dotted on the boats. Varnish appears in fluorescent green.

CHF 1 000 / 1 500

€ 880 / 1 320

Sold for CHF 1 375 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.