Thomas Landseer (British, 1795-1880)
The Fallacy of Hope, a Portrait of Joseph Mallord William Turner
Unsigned, titled and dated "Oct 5th" l.r., identified on a label from Leger,
London, affixed to the reverse.
Graphite on paper, sight size 10 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. (27.3 x 21.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Mild toning, mild scattered soiling/staining.
Provenance: The estate of Sir Edwin A.G. Manton.
The sheet measures 11 1/2 x 9 5/8 in. It is hinged to the back mat at the left edge. There are a few small scattered fox marks. Light scattered staining and some subtle toning.