THOMAS M. HOYNE (American, 1924-1989) “FIVE TO PORT-1983”.
This lot consists of the oil painting and three pencil sketches of “Five to Port”. 1) Oil on Masonite nautical scene shows the fishing schooner “Vesta” manned by 2 men with full sails up, approaching a fisherman in row boat. Other boats can be seen behind. Signed lower left “Tom Hoyne 1983″. Housed in a gilt molded wood frame with linen and gilt liner. Gilt artist and title plaque. 2) This large drawing depicting the schooner Vesta being approached by a man in a rowboat hauling up a net. Several other boats are beside. The paper has a series of grid lines as a basis for the drawing. Mounted to a white backing board, housed in a modern silver gilt frame behind glass. Unsigned but having an artist’s plaque with title. 3 & 4) Both pencil sketches housed in 1 silver gilt frame behind glass. Both affixed to white backing board. Rough sketches show a row boat approaching large sailing yacht. Frame has artist and title plaque. SIZE: 1) 23″ x 40″. Overall 31-1/2″ x 48-1/2″. 2) Actual drawing 24″ x 41″. Overall frame 28″ x 45″. 3 & 4) Actual 8″ x 13-3/4″ and 15″ x 22-1/2″. Overall frame 27″ x 28”. PROVENANCE: Private Maine/Texas Collector. CONDITION: 1) Very good. 2) Generally very good, minor losses in blue marks. 3 & 4) Some losses to edges of sketches and other minor losses, toning, otherwise good. 50012-40 (15,000-25,000) – Lot 2278
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