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LOT 26

Lot 26

William Collins (1788-1847)

William Collins (1788-1847)
Lot 26 Details
William Collins (1788-1847), British


Oil on Robertson & Co. stamped British panel; signed and dated 1846 lower left
15 ins x 11.75 ins; 38.1 cms x 29.8 cms

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $840
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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William Collins (1788-1847)
  • William Collins (1788-1847)
  • William Collins (1788-1847)
  • William Collins (1788-1847)

Lyon & Turnbull, Edinburgh, 1 Dec. 2010, Lot 34;
Estate of W.A. Ross MacFadden, Toronto


From an early age, William Collins was an informal pupil of George Morland, one of Mr. Ross MacFadden’s favourite artists. In 1822, Collins married Harriet Geddes, the sister of the portrait painter Margaret Sarah Carpenter (see lots 42 and 46 from an Estate Collection in Montreal, PQ).


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LOT 26

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