24 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 8,125
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000
Company School, circa 1835
The interior view of a magistrates court during the enquiry into the murder of William Fraser, the Governor General's representative of the Delhi Territories
oil on canvas
28 5/8 x 39¾in. (72.7 x 101cm.)
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It is believed that Colonel James Skinner can be identified in the courtroom scene depicted and that this painting is a copy of a lost original executed by a European artist working in Delhi.
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Hartnoll & Eyre, 30 November - 10 December 1978, catalogue Company Paintings