British Paintings Online Auction

July 10, 2014

LOT 40

Lot 40

Attributed to Sir Francis Grant (1803-1878)

Attributed to Sir Francis Grant (1803-1878)
Lot 40 Details
Attributed to Sir Francis Grant (1803-1878), Scottish


Oil on canvas
50" x 40" — 127 x 101.6 cm.

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $4,080
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Attributed to Sir Francis Grant (1803-1878)
  • Attributed to Sir Francis Grant (1803-1878)

The Earl of Durham (John Lambton), was appointed Governor General of British North America in the spring of 1838. His mission was to determine the causes of rebellion in Upper and Lower Canada. The Earl of Durham was the most important British political figure to enter the Canadian political stage at that time.


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LOT 40

About Condition Ratings

  • 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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