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Antique Oil On Canvas Painting "Salvaging The Wreck" By Samuel Bird 19th Century


£3,250 | $4,529 USD | €3,788 EUR
Item Number: SA786349
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Regent Antiques
This antique has been viewed 37 times in the past month with the most views from France.


This is a large decorative oil on canvas seascape painting titled 'Salvaging the Wreck', by Samuel Bird (fl.1865-1893) British, signed S. Bird and dated 1879.

The painting features a horse drawn cart in the forshore of a beach with a group of people salvaging a ship wreck agaist a dramatic background stormy seas with sailing ships and a cloudy sky.

The colours are incredibly vibrant for its age and the painting is in it's beautiful original giltwood frame.

Examples of Birds work have sold all over the world including at:

Christie's London, Nov 1990
Victorian Pictures Drawings & Water colours
Hammer price: 13,400

In excellent condition the painting and frame having been beautifully cleaned in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.

Dimensions in cm:
Height 97 x Width 147 x Depth 9 - Frame
Height 77 x Width 127 - Canvas

Dimensions in inches:
Height 3 foot, 2 inches x Width 4 foot, 10 inches x Depth 3 inches - Frame
Height 2 foot, 6 inches x Width 4 foot, 2 inches - Canvas

Our reference: A1814
Internal Ref: A1814


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 97 cm (38.2")
Width = 147 cm (57.9")
Depth = 9 cm (3.5")

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Regent Antiques
Manor Warehouse
318 Green Lanes
N4 1BX
United Kingdom

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