George Wright (1860-1942)
'Gone to Earth'
signed 'G. Wright' l.r., oil on canvas
56 x 92cm
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Sold for £2,700
Framed size: 69 x 104cm.
The canvas has been lined. There is a just visible fine craquelure in parts and faint stretcher mark to the right edge. There are several tiny abrasions with corresponding paint loss, one to the centre and a tiny one to the lower right, see illustration. The surface is covered with a thick layer of varnish which obscures much of the surface, however, occasional minor restorations are apparent in places, including a spot to the side of the right hand dog, and some strengthening to the edge of the standing rider's coat. With the naked eye in raking light, there are some small areas in places where the varnish looks a little patch, however, there are no significant signs of repaired damages and the paint is not thin. Generally, the work is presented ready to hang in a stable and clean condition, nicely framed in a suitable gilt composition frame.
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Auction: Sporting Art, Wildlife and Dogs, Tue, 31st May 2022
Selected lots are available to view at our London Gallery, 15 Cecil Court, WC2N 4EZ, as follows:
Tuesday 17 - Friday 20 May, 10am - 4.30pm
Viewing will be held at our Stansted Auction Rooms, Cambridge Road, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8GE, as follows:
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Tues 31 May, 9am - 1pm
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