The Way of Colour: Pictures from the Harrison Collection

The Way of Colour: Pictures from the Harrison Collection

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George Leslie Hunter

The Harbour, Villefranche

Lot Closed

March 17, 01:11 PM GMT


60,000 - 80,000 GBP

Lot Details


George Leslie Hunter


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.

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