Lot 182
E. Percy Moran (American, 1862-1935), The First Voyage of the Steamer "Clermont"
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed lower left recto, presetned in a cove molded wood frame, canvas verso inscribed Page 35 Field Book Vol. II (President Thos. Jefferson) / "Clermont" / Fulton's First Steamboat / On It's First Trip From New York To Albany / Sept. 4, 1807 / Percy Moran [symbol] 105 E. 78th St. N.Y. City / Com. Jan 4 1926 / OP 444 Histroical Series, the frame backing with annotated handwritten copy of canvas inscription along with brief historical info of the first two trips by Robert Fulton's Clermont in 1807 and 1817.

Stretcher size 30 1/8 x 40 1/4 in.; Frame dimensions 37 1/2 x 47 5/8 in.

From the Collection of Mr. John Wynne, Lynchburg, Virginia

Some scattered retouch visible under UV light; small puncture to lower left corner; upper right corner verso with patch; later stretcher.

$2,000 - 4,000