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P.S Downes

DOWNES P.S Depicting A Scene With Sailors
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P.S Downes - Depicting A Scene With Sailors

P.S Downes - Depicting A Scene With Sailors

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Lot number: 494
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494. P.S. DOWNES (ATTRIBUTED) FOLK ART
WATERCOLOR,
New York. A Folk Art crayon, watercolor, and ink
drawing on cardboard, attributed to P.S. Downes, depicting a scene
with sailors, and reads
Clipper Brig Cora of Watertown, NY
,
in the lower right are ribbons with
By an old sailor 79 years
age 51 years at sea Feb 22nd 1889
. Written on the ship are

Beauty of the Sea
and
Cora
, also, has mottoes and

Farewell
. For a similar painting by the artist see
Sotheby's, "American Folk Art from the collection of Peter Tillou
Litchfield, Connecticut, October 26, 1985", lot 36. In a period
walnut frame with mat; 16.5 x 22 in. (sight).

A retired sailor, P.S. Downes specialized in marine subjects.
Painting in New York during the 1890s, he used crayon, pencil, ink
and gold paint on cardboard and often included humorous mottos and
drawings. Most were signed and dated.
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