The American and Canadian Salon

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LOT 39

Lot 39

UNIDENTIFIED (2nd half of the 19th century)

UNIDENTIFIED (2nd half of the 19th century)
Lot 39 Details
UNIDENTIFIED (2nd half of the 19th century), Canadian/British

ANN MARIA GRAY (OR GREY) KILNER (1812-1894), CA. 1850

Oil on canvas, feigned oval on a rectangular canvas
24.25 ins x 18 ins; 61.6 cms x 45.7 cms

Estimate $600-$900

Realised: $276
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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UNIDENTIFIED (2nd half of the 19th century)
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James Kilner;
Charles Lloyd Kilner;
Charlotte (Kilner) Tett;
George Tett;
Janet Mary (Tett) Miles by family descent;
Gift of Janet M. Miles;
To the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB on March 22, 1978, Accession No. 1978.28;
Deaccessioned to benefit art purchases at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery


Ann Maria (Gray or Grey) Kilner (1812-1894) was born in Hampstead, England. She was the wife of Major General James Kilner (1807-1894). Ms. Kilner was a resident of Fredericton, New Brunswick and at the time of her death at the age of 82, she resided at 115 Regent St.). However, she was buried in the Anglican cemetery of the Church of St. Peter, Parish of Kingsclear, having lived for a time in Springhill, NB.

This canvas has 19th century pine stretchers with angle-cut, squared joined corners similar to the 1830s pine stretchers on the portrait of Lot 42 in this sale also being deaccessioned from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery Collection, Fredericton, NB


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LOT 39

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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