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March 0308, 2018
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LOT 16

Lot 16

After Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830)

After Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830)
Lot 16 Details
After Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), British


Oil on canvas
13 x 11 in — 33 x 27.9 cm

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $1,140
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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After Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830)
  • After Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830)
  • After Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830)

With Joseph Lewis Philadelphia label;
“McClain loaned to R.Y. James” inscribed to label to the frame;
Private Collection, Toronto


This unsigned portrait is a detail of Lawrence’s original full-length portrait commissioned in 1822. It was the last of Lawrence’s striking portraits of King George IV, the original being held in the Wallace Collection, London.

The universally known satirical rhyme Georgie Porgie, pudding and pie, kissed the girls and made them cry, when the boys came out to play, Georgie Porgie ran away was composed for this flamboyant king.


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LOT 16

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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