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    Sale 5356

    Christie's Interiors

    3 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 168

    George Frost (1734-1821)

    A manor house on the banks of a river (illustrated); Cattle before a barn; and A woodland ride

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    George Frost (1734-1821)
    A manor house on the banks of a river (illustrated); Cattle before a barn; and A woodland ride
    black chalk, two on blue-grey paper
    12¼ x 9¼ in. (31.1 x 23.5 cm.); and smaller (3)


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    George Frost was an admirer of Thomas Gainsborough and a friend of John Constable. He was an amateur artist and his landscape subjects are largely based around Ipswich and the surrounding countryside. The majority of his work is executed in black chalk and grey wash and stylistically show the influence of Gainsborough.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    Two, with William Esdaile (L. 2617).