23 November 2004
James Pollard (1792-1867)
A gig passing The Eagle, Snaresbrook
signed, inscribed and dated 'J. Pollard Islington MidX 1833' (lower right)
oil on canvas
16¾ x 20¾ in. (42.5 x 52.7 cm.)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
N.C. Selway, James Pollard 1792-1867, Painter of the Age of Coaching, Leigh-on-Sea, 1965, p. 31, no. 74 (illus.).
The Eagle Inn, Snaresbrook, was on what is now the A11, going North-East out of London to East Anglia. It features in at least two other works by Pollard (see Selway, op. cit., nos. 73 and 124).
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale totals £128,081,750, with works by Picasso and a record-breaking Franz Marc painting also achieving top prices
Alastair Smart profiles the life and work of the Pre-Raphaelite artist described by Burne-Jones as ‘the best of us all’ — illustrated with works offered in July