William Kimmins McMinnThe Barque "Margaret Longton"

 
William Kimmins McMinnThe Barque "Margaret Longton"
Click over image to enlarge
 
More images
Click over image to enlarge
 
Description

 

William Kimmins McMinn (British 1818-1898). The Barque "Margaret Longton" at anchor on the Mersey River off Liverpool.  Signed and dated lower left, Oil on canvas, 20” x 30”, in a period frame 25” x 35-1/2”. The iron Barque "Margaret Longton", 458 tons, built at Liverpool in 1865 by Messrs. Bowdler, Chaffee & Co. Illustrated p. 83, A. S. Davidson’s Marine Art & Painters, Places & Flag Codes,1760-1960," published 1986. Provenance: Northeast Auctions.

McMinn, William Kimmins (1818-1898):  One of the lesser known of the Liverpool, England, Portraitists. Born in Workington, Cumberland, and moved to Liverpool in 1840. Worked until his death in July 2, 1898. Peabody Museum of Salem, MA has an example of this artist’s work. (excerpted from E. H H. Archibald’s Dictionary of Sea Painters …) See also Plate 507 of this text.

Price: $9,000.00