Fitz Henry Lane (American, 1804–1865)
Oil on canvas
18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61cm)
Executed circa 1840.
Private Corporate Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Lane was still living in Boston in the mid 1840s and did a number of shorside views of activity in the Boston harbor, of which the present painting is likely one.
The work will be included in the Fitz Henry Lane Online Catalogue Raisonné created by the Cape Ann Museum in Gloucester, Massachusetts. We wish to thank Mr. Sam Holdsworth for his kind assistance in cataloguing the work.
Sold for $71,500 (buyer's premium included)