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    Painting: "Clipper Bark Rebecca Goddard, J. L, Hurd Master Mess to Tasiagi Goddard & Co. Owners, Boston 1860, Entering Marseilles", Circa 1926. Watercolor on board, 26.75" x 20", signed in the lower right corner, "Fcois Roux a Marseilles, Janvier 1862". The painting shows the United States flag ship, the Rebecca Goddard at full sail with the French port city of Marseilles in the background. The verso is marked "Whatman Drawing Board" and has a pencil notation "Copy by John F. Leavitt / 9-13-26". John Faunce Leavitt (1905-1974) was a well known maritime writer, painter, shipbuilder, and curator of Mystic Seaport, the Museum of America and the Sea in Mystic, Connecticut. One or two foxing spots, else very fine.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2010
    22nd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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