8 December 2010
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.)
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.
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Sir Walter Gilbey and E.D. Cuming, George Morland, His Life and Works, London, 1907, illus. opposite p. 180.
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