British Works of Art Online Auction

November 10, 2016

LOT 97

Lot 97

Attributed to Patrick Lambert Larking (1907-1981)

Attributed to Patrick Lambert Larking (1907-1981)
Lot 97 Details
Attributed to Patrick Lambert Larking (1907-1981), British


Oil on British “Daler Board” canvasboard; inscribed “Larking” in pencil verso
20" x 16" — 50.8 x 40.6 cm.

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $180
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Attributed to Patrick Lambert Larking (1907-1981)
  • Attributed to Patrick Lambert Larking (1907-1981)
  • Attributed to Patrick Lambert Larking (1907-1981)

Gifted to the present Private Collection from his wife’s sister, circa 1986 who reportedly purchased the work at Christie's, London


In 1930 Larking moved to Canada, where he married in 1935, and by the late 1930s he returned to the UK to exhibit, living in London SW7. During his years in Canada he exhibited with the Royal Canadian Academy.


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LOT 97

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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