George Morland

Lot Details

Lot 101
George Morland
British, 1763-1804
The Labourers' Luncheon
Signed g. morland (lr) and g. morland pinxt on the front of the cart
Oil on canvas
28 x 36 1/2 inches (71.1 x 92.7 cm)
Sir A Mortimer Singer
F. Ambrose Clark
By descent in the family to the present owner
London, the Royal Academy, London, 1797, No. 805
New York, the Century Association, 1941
Clark, F. Ambrose, The F. Ambrose Clark Collection of Sporting Paintings (private publication, New York, 1958)

Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000
Sold for $13,750 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Wax relined. In exceptionally fine condition. Selectively cleaned, leaving some old varnish residue. Minor frame rubbing around the edges, with small areas of corresponding restoration, especially along the lower left margin. There is a touch of restoration in the foliage at upper left; a few touches in the bank behind the wagon and in the sky. Some glazing on the grass in the lower right corner.

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Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000
Sold for $13,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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