26 October 2016,
Price realised USD 65,000
USD 40,000 - USD 60,000
John Atkinson Grimshaw (British, 1836-1893)
signed and dated 'Atkinson Grimshaw/1867+' (lower left)
oil and ink on board
16 x 20 ½ in. (40.6 x 52.1 cm.)
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We are grateful to Alex Robertson for confirming the authenticity of this work from a photograph.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 16 March 1973, lot 47.
Acquired at the above sale by the brother of the present owner.
By descent to the present owner.
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