Skip to main content
Go to accessibility options

    Description

    Eugène Gabriel Louis Isabey (French, 1803-1886)
    Casting Off in Stormy Seas
    Oil on canvas
    18 x 25 inches (45.7 x 63.5 cm)
    Signed lower left: Eug. Isabey


    PROVENANCE:
    Sotheby's, New York, Wednesday, February 11, 1981, lot 201.

    LITERATURE:
    P. Miquel, Eugène Isabey, 1803-1886: La marine au XIXe siècle, Maurs-la-Jolie, 1980, p. 166, no. 796, illustrated.



    More information about Isabey, Eugene Gabriel Louis, also known as Eugène Isabey, Isabey, Eugene, Isabey, Eugene Louis Gabriel.

    Condition Report*: Wax-lined on new stretchers; there appears to be craqeulure as well as light overall surface grime with a few tiny speckles of discoloration in center of sky; a small flake of loss beneath bow of ship; under UV exam, there appears to be scattered touches of inpainting, most notably in sky above boat; a small spot in pants of far left figure and in shirt of center figure.
    Framed Dimensions 22.5 X 30.25 Inches
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2020
    13th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 14
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 678

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold on Feb 13, 2020 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2022 May 6 American Art Signature® Auction .

    Learn about consigning with us

    As a consignor to your recent silver, art glass and fine art auction, I want you to know how pleased I am with my decision to consign with Heritage
    C. B. ,
    Leesburg, VA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search