Montague Dawson

United Kingdom (18951973 ) - Artworks Wikipedia® - Montague Dawson
DAWSON Montague The Blackwall Frigate

Sotheby's /Jan 30, 2015
22,253.54 - 37,089.24
30,135.63

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Montague Dawson - Chrysolite & Havannah: The Homeward Race

Montague Dawson - Chrysolite & Havannah: The Homeward Race

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Lot number: 152
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Lot 152: Montague J. Dawson (British, 1895-1973) Description: "Chrysolite" & "Havannah": The Homeward Race Oil on canvas Early-Mid 20th c. Signed bottom left: Montague Dawson Cleaned and relined. Provenance: Purchased from Sotheby's, Oct. 24, 1996, Lot 428 24" H x 36" W, frame: 31" H x 43" W
Montague Dawson - Flying Spume - The  
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Montague Dawson - Flying Spume - The Adelaide

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Lot number: 84
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Montague Dawson (British, 1890-1973) Flying Spume - the Adelaide signed 'Montague. Dawson.' (lower left), inscribed on the overlap on the reverse '"THE FLYING SPUME"/ THE "ADELAIDE"/ BUILT ABOUT 1862/ SAILED FROM NEW YORK TO LIVERPOOL IN 12 DAYS' oil on canvas 76.2 x 101.6cm (30 x 40in). Footnotes Provenance commissioned through Frost and Reed by Robert Alexander, 1951, $910. thence by family descent. Robert Alexander was born in New York City in 1908 to an immigrant family. He served as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy during the Second World War and spent time aboard the USS Wisconsin. Later, he recounted being on deck, longing to own a painting of a sailing ship battling the boisterous sea, imagining that it might even be one by Montague Dawson whose work he greatly admired. Dr. Alexander returned to his civilian life as a dentist and father of four. In 1950 he wrote to Montague Dawson to commission a painting... K. Whallop, director of Frost and Reed wrote to Dr. Alexander on the 17th January 1951 - 'Dear Dr. Alexander, I am delighted to be able to tell you that Mr. Dawson has now completed the most marvellous picture for you, I am sure you will be delighted with it as he has the spirit of the atmosphere portrayed in your letter'. Dr. Alexander wrote to Dawson again on the 20th March 1951 - 'Dear Sir (sic) Montague : The big, silent crate with all its neat lettering stood for several hours in our entrance hall before I had courage enough to assault it with hammer and screwdriver. Opening it proved more nerve wracking than I ever imagined possible. For fifteen years I have sung loudly in praise of Dawson and availed myself of every chance to see your paintings, always hoping for a day when I would own one. Now it was here; it was home at last. But perchance it was not THE one. Painful moments indeed ! But it is THE Dawson painting. The one I wanted. The most magnificent of them all. The one I composed and saw and felt while on the battleship Wisconsin. It has all the power and beauty ... I saw many times. Perhaps it will please you to know that my four children aged 9 to 13 were as thrilled as their father and even though they knew the Dawson purchase ruled out the acquisition of a television set.' Dr. Alexander was a life-long sailor and sailing ship enthusiast. Dawson's painting occupied the focal point of the Alexander home, above the mantel in the spacious living room. When the Alexanders moved to Carmel, California, "The Flying Spume" went with them, and, still Robert's favorite, enhanced his bedroom until his death at the age of 104 in 2012.
Montague Dawson - Of The Battle Of Trafalgar

Montague Dawson - Of The Battle Of Trafalgar

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Lot number: 736
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A signed print by Montague Dawson of the battle of Trafalgar - print size Widh 95cm x 73cm * The description of the above lot by the auctioneer in the language of the auction is the governing description. Any translation using Google translate is a guide only - its accuracy cannot be guaranteed and it is used at your own risk.
Montague Dawson - The Blackwall Frigate

Montague Dawson - The Blackwall Frigate

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Lot number: 593
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Montague Dawson, R.S.M.A., F.R.S.A. 1895 - 1973 THE BLACKWALL FRIGATE (THE ALFRED) oil on canvas 24 by 36 in.; 61 by 91.4 cm Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to view condition report Saleroom Notice Oil on canvas, unlined. The picture surface is in generally good condition aside from some minor craquelure, stretcher bar marks and a shiny varnish. There are two small patches on the reverse of the canvas in the lower left corner and at lower center. These patches correspond to inpaints, addressing losses from flaked impasto, which fluoresce under UV light. There are also scattered spots and dashes of inpainting visible throughout the work, though the varnish does fluoresce as well. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
Montague Dawson - Billowing Sails```` - A Clipper

Montague Dawson - Billowing Sails```` - A Clipper

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Lot number: 301
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*Montague Dawson (1895-1973)````BILLOWING SAILS```` - A CLIPPER, POSSIBLY ````RED JACKET````Signed l.l., oil on canvas 52 x 77cm Provenance: with Watson Art Galleries, Montreal (label on reverse); private collection, London.*Artist````s Resale Right may apply to this lot.CONDITION REPORT: 1 inch brown mark to upper left of ship.
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