Old Master and Related Works Online Auction

April 30, 2015


Lot 5

Attributed to John Crome the Elder (1768-1821)

Attributed to John Crome the Elder (1768-1821)
Lot 5 Details
Attributed to John Crome the Elder (1768-1821), British


Oil on board; given to John (Old) Crome and titled to the gallery nameplate
24" x 34" — 61 x 86.4 cm.

Estimate $600-$500

Realised: $360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Attributed to John Crome the Elder (1768-1821)
  • Attributed to John Crome the Elder (1768-1821)

The H.C. Cox Collection, Toronto;
Presented to the Art Gallery of Toronto (Art Gallery of Ontario) by Mr. and Mrs. H.C. Cox in 1926, Accession No. 803;
Deaccessioned to benefit art purchases at the AGO


The Cox family gave a number of gifts of pictures, notably a landscape by Thomas Gainsboroug, a C.F. Daubigny river view, a Ferdinand Victor Roybet portrait; a Jules Dupre, an Attributed Mulready (offered in this sale, Lot 6) and this painting Attributed to Old Crome.


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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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