Lot 76
 

William Shayer (1787-1879) British, 'Harvest Time', large oil on canvas, signed, 69.5 cm x 89.5 cm in a giltwood frame.

Ex Phillips, Fine Victorian & Colonial Paintings, 25th July 1983 (lot 192). Private collection, deceased North London estate. Alexandra Gallery, Harrogate label verso. Letter present, to the vendor, from Brian Stewart, co-author of 'The Shayer Family of Painters', in which he details his opinion on the authenticity of the work, with caveats on the restoration that has taken place (see photos).

Sold for £2,100


Condition Report

Evidence under UV light of restoration and heavy cleaning, as per the letter from Brian Stewart. Frame with some general marks and wear commensurate with age.

 

William Shayer (1787-1879) British, 'Harvest Time', large oil on canvas, signed, 69.5 cm x 89.5 cm in a giltwood frame.

Ex Phillips, Fine Victorian & Colonial Paintings, 25th July 1983 (lot 192). Private collection, deceased North London estate. Alexandra Gallery, Harrogate label verso. Letter present, to the vendor, from Brian Stewart, co-author of 'The Shayer Family of Painters', in which he details his opinion on the authenticity of the work, with caveats on the restoration that has taken place (see photos).

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