Wed, 30th Sep 2020 9:30

The September Fine Art & Antiques Sale

 
 

Thomas Buttersworth (1768-1842) English, 'The Loss of the 'Royal George' 104 Guns off Spithead, 29th August 1782', oil on canvas, a view of a tilting Royal George, surrounded by rescue boats with many figures scrambling for safety, 55 cm x 84 cm in a gilt gesso frame.

Sold for £15,000


Condition report

One area of re-touching/repair to lower central area, and one small bit of paint loss to the left-middle side, otherwise good with no apparent further paint loss. Thin cracking appearing on lighter painted areas, visible on close inspection. Unsigned and would benefit from a professional clean. Frame with some wear. Full dimensions to include frame: 74.5 cm x 115 cm.

 

Thomas Buttersworth (1768-1842) English, 'The Loss of the 'Royal George' 104 Guns off Spithead, 29th August 1782', oil on canvas, a view of a tilting Royal George, surrounded by rescue boats with many figures scrambling for safety, 55 cm x 84 cm in a gilt gesso frame.

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