MONTAGUE DAWSON (BRITISH 1890-1973). THE AMERICAN PRIVATEER “GRAND TURK” CAPTURING THE ENGLISH BRIG “ACORN” ON MARCH 18TH, 1815.Est. $40,000-$60,000
Built at Wiscasset, Maine, the third vessel to be given the name “Grand Turk,” the brig was commissioned by James Madison and launched in late 1812. She was owned by 30 businessmen from Salem and Boston. Oil on canvas, 16 x 20 inches. Signed “Montague Dawson” l.l. The reverse with label for Frost & Reed.