International Art Auction

December 07, 2015

LOT 23

Lot 23

Circle of Joseph Mallard William Turner (1775-1851)

Circle of Joseph Mallard William Turner (1775-1851)
Lot 23 Details
Circle of Joseph Mallard William Turner (1775-1851), British


Graphite, watercolour and gouache on blue paper. Matted and unframed.
Sheet 4.1" x 6.7" — 10.5 x 17.1 cm.

Estimate $1,200-$1,800

Realised: $3,360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Circle of Joseph Mallard William Turner (1775-1851)
  • Circle of Joseph Mallard William Turner (1775-1851)
  • Circle of Joseph Mallard William Turner (1775-1851)

Ex. Coll. W.B. Dalton, Stamford, Connecticut and the United Kingdom;
Gifted by the above to The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Accession No. 64/66, in 1965;
Deaccessioned to benefit art purchases at the AGO


Formerly Attributed to J.M.W. William Turner, this view of London taken from the Royal Observatory in Greenwich Park, was a former hunting park in Greenwich and one of the largest single green spaces in south-east London. It commands fine views over the River Thames, the Isle of Dogs and the City of London.


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LOT 23

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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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