September 10, 2021 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


505

Attributed to William Hamilton

(British, 1747-1801)

Four fine allegorical paintings representing the Four Seasons, circa 1785-1795: Spring, lovers with a garland of flowers; Summer, lovers fishing; Autumn, lovers with trophies from the hunt and harvest; Winter, lovers beneath mistletoe, each unsigned, oil on oak panels, one painted on a portion of a mail coach sign for the coaching inn, The Swan with Two Necks, Lad Lane, London, Christie's stencils verso "173 CE/947", 15-3/4 x 11-1/2 in.; matching gilt wood frames, 20-1/4 x 15-7/8 in.

Provenance:Christie's, New York, each stencilled verso "173" or "459" and "CE/947 NY"

Condition:

each with surface dirt, craquelure, some flaking on "Winter" and "Spring"; frames with some losses

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$12,300
09/10/2021

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