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George Russell, called AE

Two Figures by a Gate

Property from the Collection of Joseph Stephen Cullinan, U.S.A.

George Russell, called AE

George Russell, called AE

Two Figures by a Gate

Two Figures by a Gate

Property from the Collection of Joseph Stephen Cullinan, U.S.A.

George Russell, called AE

1867 - 1935

Two Figures by a Gate


signed in monogram (lower left)

oil on canvas

unframed: 40 by 52cm.; 15¾ by 20½in.

framed: 48 by 61cm.; 19 by 24in.

Original canvas, undulate very slightly. The work appears in good overall condition. Some very faint signs of craquelure in the sky to the right of the gate post, only visible upon very close inspection. Under ultraviolet light there appear to be no signs of retouching. Held in a gilt composite frame. Please email charlie.minter@sothebys.com if you have any questions regarding the present work.


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Probably purchased directly from the Artist by J. S. Cullinan in the late 1920s or early 1930s and thence by family descent to the present owners