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The English Interior

Thu, Mar 24, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 326

English School: Portrait of a Brother and Portrait of a Sister: A Pair

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Two oil on canvas, unsigned, Sister inscribed 'Jane Hockley, 8 yrs old 1838 Aug 16...? by Allen' and with the Waring & Dimes, London inkstamp on the reverse.

Both 38 x 28 in., 42 x 31 in. (frame).

Alistair Sampson Antiques Ltd., London.


Both with craquelure with separation and inpainting throughout. Surface soiling. Brother with a repair upper left, backed. Sister with several repairs, backed and inpainted. A tiny hole lower right. Tiny scattered losses and losses along the upper edge with a tackhole. Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.