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George Housman Thomas (British, 1824-1868) Harbor Nocturne

Auction:
2340
Lot:
276
Sold for:
$4,113$3,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2340
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 17, 2006 4:00PM

Description:

George Housman Thomas (British, 1824-1868)

Harbor Nocturne
Signed "G.H. THOMAS." l.r.
Oil on canvas, 26 1/2 x 20 1/4 in. (67.3 x 51.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Strip lined, scattered retouch, craquelure.

N.B. Thomas began his artistic career as a wood engraver, illustrating publications such as the Illustrated London News. His work caught the attention of Queen Victoria and the royal family, who remained his constant patrons.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Keywords

George Housman Thomas, Harbor Nocturne, Illustrated London News

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