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Price Realized: $1,300 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2441 Lot 8
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) MORLAND, GEORGE Slave Trade. Early oil painted copy of George Morland's famous painting of that title. Oil on canvas 18 x 25 inches; some evidence of restoration; some crackling; rolled and off the stretcher. [England], circa 1800
Estimate $1,500 - 2,500
A faithful copy of a very famous abolitionist painting. George Morland (1763-1804) was a successful artist, engraver and restorer. This work, which Morland originally titled "Execrable Human Traffic," was changed to simply "Slave Trade." It was so popular that copies like this one were sold to abolitionists and abolition societies to be hung in their quarters.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,300