25 May 2007
Sir William Allan, R.A., P.R.S.A. (1782-1850)
The cobblers: Portrait of a man, small full-length, reclining reading a newspaper by a cobblers
indistinctly signed 'W. Allan' (lower left) and inscribed 'BOOTS & SHOES mended HERE' (upper left)
oil on panel
10¾ x 13 in. (27.5 x 33 cm.)
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For further information on the artist, see lot 16.
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