LEEDS 1759 - 1817 MASHAM
A CHRISTMAS GAMBOL
bears indistinct signature lower right: G. Mo [...]
oil on canvas
44.8 x 35.9 cm.; 17 5/8 x 14 1/8 in.
J. Ward, Esq., 1846 (possibly James Ward, brother-in-law to the artist);
Alexander T. Hollingsworth, London;
His posthumous sale, London, Christie's, 19 April 1929, lot 158, for £1155 to Knoedler;
With Knoedler, New York, by whom sold, circa 1930, for $12,000 to
Willis Mann Sterrett (1865–1933), Baltimore;
Thence by inheritance to his brother, Frank M. Sterrett (1863–1949), Miffin, Pennsylvania;
Thence by descent to James Woods Sterrett, Baltimore;
Private collection, Baltimore.
D. Winter, George Morland (1763–1804), doctoral diss., Stanford University, 1977, p. 168, cat. no. P19.