Montague Dawson | The Prima Donna

MONTAGUE DAWSON
British, 1895–1973

The New York Clipper Ship "Prima Donna"

Signed MONTAGUE DAWSON
Oil on canvas
28 x 42 inches (71 x 106.7 cm)
Framed: 35 x 48 inches (89 x 122 cm)

The Prima Donna was a medium clipper ship of 1,529 tons, built in Mystic, Connecticut in 1858.

Provenance
Frost & Reed Ltd., London
Arthur H. Harlow Co., New York
MacConnal-Mason Gallery, London, c. 1985
Private Collection, Palm Beach, Florida

Literature
cf. L.G.G. Ramsey, Montague Dawson, R.S.M.A, F.R.S.A., Leigh-on-Sea, 1970, p. 44, no. 188, for listing of another painting of this ship
titled Summer Seas - 'Prima Donna'

P.O.R.

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