U.S. SHIP-OF-THE-LINE, A FLAGSHIP OF THE MEDITERRANEAN FLEET IN THE BAY OF NAPLES, CIRCA 1820-1830.

Est. $1,200-$1,600
Sold: $3,840 ($3,200)

The large triple-decker, probably the U.S.S. North Carolina, depicted anchored in front of a French ship and a second American vessel, with two small boats ferrying passengers off its bow, Mount Vesuvius in the distance. Oil on paperboard, 10 ¼ x 14 ¾ inches. Signed “Persichetti” l.r. The reverse affixed with label for Kennedy Galleries, New York.

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