GIUSEPPI FEDI (ITALIAN, ACT. 1792-1819). THE SCHOONER “RAVEN” OF MARBLEHEAD, AMBROS B. MARTIN, MASTER, 1801.

Est. $3,500-$5,000

Sold: $10,560 ($8,800)

Built at Salisbury, Massachusetts in 1786. Depicted in two positions. Watercolor on paper, 16 ¼ x 22 ¾ inches, sight. Signed “Giuseppi Fedi, Livorno” u.l.

Literature: A virtually identical painting of the “Raven” is in the collection of the Marblehead Historical Society.