Grapes & Candlelight

Gavin Claxton

Grapes & Candlelight

£9950

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‘Grapes & Candlelight’ by Henry Robert Morland (1716-1797).

All our paintings are sold in the finest condition they can be for their age having been professionally cleaned, conserved and re-varnished. Clients should also note that tracked and signed for international shipping is complimentary.

Henry Robert Morland was taught by his father, the 18th century painter, George Henry Morland and like him became celebrated for his subject pictures and particularly his portraits, the most famous being his 1760 oil painting of King George III. Between 1760 and 1791 he exhibited a total 108 times at Georgian London’s premier venues, the Society of Artists and the Free Society, as well as at the newly formed Royal Academy from 1768.

Today, Henry Morland is best remembered for his striking chiaroscuro paintings of maids and domestic servants, and for being the father of one of the first great early English landscape painters George Morland.

Dimensions: (framed) 82cm x 94cm (32¼” x 37”)
Dimensions: (canvas only) 64cm x 77cm (25¼” x 30¼”)
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Provenance: Circa 1950, Lulworth Castle, Dorset in the collection of Sir Joseph Weld O.B.E. Circa 1990; David Messum Gallery, Beaconsfield. Exhibited at the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery, Bournemouth.
Presentation: Newly commissioned bespoke gold metal leaf frame. All of the new frames we commission are especially made for us to order by one of the UK’s top period frame makers.
Condition: Very good. Newly professionally cleaned, restored, and re-varnished. Ready to hang.

 

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