• Sale 7888

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours (Day Sale)

    8 December 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 266

    George Morland (London ?1763-1804)

    The Weary Sportsman

    Price Realised  

    George Morland (London ?1763-1804)
    The Weary Sportsman
    signed with initials 'G.M.' (lower right)
    oil on copper, laid down on board
    12 x 16¼ in (30.5 x 41.3 cm.)


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    Provenance

    W. Cave, 1854.
    C.F. Huth; Christie's, London, 6 July 1895, lot 105 (120 gns. to Vokins).
    Sir Walter Gilbey, Bart., Elsenham Hall, Essex (+); Christie's, London, 11 June 1915, lot 353.
    J.S.B. Holley, London.
    The Hon. Mrs John Leslie; Christie's, London, 3 July 1964, lot 29.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 22 April 1983, lot 12.


    Literature

    Sir Walter Gilbey and E.D. Cuming, George Morland, His Life and Works, London, 1907, illus. opposite p. 180.