International Art

December 01 - 06, 2018

Online Auction
LOT 834
Harold Francis Riley (1934-)
  • Harold Francis Riley (1934-)
  • Harold Francis Riley (1934-)
  • Harold Francis Riley (1934-)
  • Harold Francis Riley (1934-)
  • Harold Francis Riley (1934-)
  • Harold Francis Riley (1934-)

834

Harold Francis Riley (1934-), British

PORTRAIT OF RILEY’S MOTHER IN A BLACK LACE SHAWL IN A MISTY LANDSCAPE, 1964; A WOMAN OF SALFORD FROM THE BACK, 1962

The first: a colour pastel on purple paper mounted on board; signed with initial “R” and dated 64 lower right

The second: a watercolour heightened with white on green paper; signed and dated 62 in pencil lower right
Respectively 12.2 x 8.5 in — 30.9 x 21.6 cm; 17 x 11.5 in — 43.2 x 29.2 cm

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $1,560
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Provenance:

The House of J. Davey & Sons Limited, Manchester framer’s label to the first verso (Riley had “A Woman of Salford” framed);
Both works direct from the artist’s studio;
Gifted to Mrs. Westwell (the present owner’s grandmother), Manchester, UK;
By descent to the granddaughter, Toronto, circa 1986