British & Continental Art

September 1116, 2021
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LOT 14

Lot 14

18th/19th Century British School

18th/19th Century British School
Lot 14 Details
18th/19th Century British School


Oil on canvas; unsigned as "Artist Unknown" and untitled (called "Uncle George") according to the gallery label verso
30 ins x 25 ins; 76.2 cms x 63.5 cms

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $3,300
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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18th/19th Century British School
  • 18th/19th Century British School
  • 18th/19th Century British School
  • 18th/19th Century British School
  • 18th/19th Century British School

With Pope & Sons, Hammersmith, UK partial label to the stretcher with typed partial letters: "Mrs. Cha..." to the label (this label is torn in two);
Alexander Harrison, Fine Art Dealer, Harrison Galleries, Vancouver, B.C.;
Estate of W. A. Ross MacFadden, Toronto


By 1809, the business of Pope & Sons moved to Hammersmith, UK where it passed from father to son for nearly two hundred years.

This unsigned portrait was referred to by the Harrison Gallery staff as "Uncle George."


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 14

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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