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Lot 430 (British & International Pictures, 29th August 2018)

THE MAGIC OF THE ISLES, A FINE EXAMPLE BY ALBERT GORDON THOMAS

Sold for £700


 

* ALBERT GORDON THOMAS RSW (SCOTTISH 1893 - 1970),
THE MAGIC OF THE ISLES
oil on board, signed
100cm x 127cm
Framed
Artist label verso: Inscribed with title, artist's name and address
Note: Unquestionably the finest example of A Gordon Thomas's work to be offered at auction, anywhere. Thomas's paintings rarely appear at auction but among the more significant was lot 171 at Christie's 8th March 2001 ''Sunlit Scottish River Landscape'' a 61 x 51cm (24 x 20 inches) oil on canvas which sold for £5500 (hammer) (source Blouin Art Sales Index).

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