British Paintings Online Auction

July 10, 2014

LOT 82

Lot 82

After George Romney (1734-1802)

After George Romney (1734-1802)
Lot 82 Details
After George Romney (1734-1802), British


Oil on canvas; given to “G. Romney” on the nameplate inscribed with presentation, together with a typed label of provenance where the portrait is given to British artist George Willison (1741-1797)
35" x 27" — 88.9 x 68.6 cm.

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $264
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

Additional Images
After George Romney (1734-1802)
  • After George Romney (1734-1802)

With David Gould Fine Art Consultant and restorer, Barnes, S.W.;
Presentation plaque given to Romney gifted “To Mr. Espinosa from the British Ballet Enthusiasts on his 60th birthday;
Lincoln Fine Art, sold as a George Willison “Self Portrait of the Artist”


This is after George Romney’s larger oil self-portrait, of 1802, 41.7” x 31.9”, in the collection of the Louvre, possibly painted by Scottish artist George Willison (1741-1797)


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LOT 82

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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