16 June 2010
George Clare (1835-1890)
Still life of a bird's nest and primroses
signed 'GEORGE CLARE' (lower left)
watercolour and bodycolour, with gum arabic on paper
13¼ x 9¼ in. (33.5 x 23.4 cm.)
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Springfield, 1988, no. 6.
A painter of still-lives, Clare exhibited between 1844 and 1899 at the Royal Academy, The British Institution and the Society for British Artists, Suffolk Street. He was the father of Oliver Clare (see lot 63).
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