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    Sale 1986

    Important Old Master Paintings Part I And Part II

    15 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 201

    George Morland, R.A. London 1763-1804

    Boys gathering sticks

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    George Morland, R.A. London 1763-1804
    Boys gathering sticks
    signed and dated 'G. Morland 1791' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    15¼ x 12 in. 38.7 x 30.5 cm.


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    Provenance

    Sir Walter Gilbey.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 6 March 1975, lot 78.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that a copy after the present work is in the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and there is additional literature and provenance:

    R. Dorment, 'British Painting in the Philadelphia Museum of Art', Philadelphia, 1986, p. 246, fig. 63-1.

    Sir Walter Gilbey; Christie's, London, 11 June 1915, lot 348 (to Dewar).


    Literature

    J.T. Herbert Bailey, George Morland: a Biographical essay, 1906, p. 104.
    Sir W. Gilbey and E.D. Cuming, George Morland: His life and works, 1907, p. 108.