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George Leslie Hunter

The Harbour, Villefranche

Estimate:

60,000

to
- 80,000 GBP

George Leslie Hunter

George Leslie Hunter

The Harbour, Villefranche

The Harbour, Villefranche

Estimate:

60,000

to
- 80,000 GBP

Lot sold:

163,800

GBP

George Leslie Hunter

1877-1931

The Harbour, Villefranche


signed L. Hunter (lower right)

oil on canvas

unframed: 45.5 by 56cm.; 18 by 22in.

framed: 63.5 by 73.5cm.; 25 by 29in.

Executed in 1928.


We are grateful to Jill Marriner for her kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.

The original canvas. The work appears to be in excellent original condition. Some surface dirt.


UV light inspection reveals no evidence of any retouching or restoration.


Held in a decorative gilt frame and under glass.


Please contact the department if you have any further questions: thomas.podd@sothebys.com


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

T. & R. Annan & Sons, Glasgow, where acquired by Major Ion R. Harrison and thence by family descent to the present owners

T J Honeyman, Three Scottish Colourists, London 1950,  illustrated plate 6

Bill Smith and Jill Marriner, Hunter Revisited: The Art and Life of Leslie Hunter, Edinburgh, 2012, illustrated p.140, pl.119

Glasgow, McLellan Galleries, The Thistle Foundation, Pictures from a Private Collection, March 1951, no.75
Edinburgh, City Art Centre, Edinburgh Museums & Galleries, A Life in Colour, 21 July - 14 October 2012
London, The Fleming Collection, A Life in Colour, 22 October 2012 – 9 February 2013