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Race round Long Island, Nutmeg & Crescent. (Montauk Point)

  • ARTIST: Fred Cozzens

  • MEDIUM: Watercolor on illustration board,

    DATE: 1909

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 12 1/2 x 22 5/8" (31.9 x 57.5 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Signed and dated lower left "Fred. S. Cozzens 09." This scene depicts the yachts, "Nutmeg" and "Crescent," in the "race round Long Island" which took place in 1909. The winning yacht, Nutmeg, was owned and sailed in this race by A. C. Jones of Boston. The race started at the Atlantic Yacht Club in Gravesend, Brooklyn, and ended off the New Rochelle Yacht Club. Montauk Point is in the background. Signed and dated lower left "Fred. S. Cozzens 09."

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Provenance: This watercolor was at one time owned by and hung at the Knickerbocker Yacht Club.

  • CONDITION: Overall in good condition. There is some loss of paper in the margins due to an old mat being glued down and lifted off. Image intact and quite good.