John Collet (London circa 1725-1780) The Bold Attempt; and The Rake's Party (2)
Lot 42
John Collet (London circa 1725-1780) The Bold Attempt; and The Rake's Party (2)
Sold for £7,800 (US$ 13,110) inc. premium
Auction Details
John Collet (London circa 1725-1780) The Bold Attempt; and The Rake's Party (2)
Lot Details
John Collet (London circa 1725-1780)
The Bold Attempt; and The Rake's Party
a pair, oil on canvas
60.9 x 76.2cm (24 x 30in).(2)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Sale, Sotheby's, London, 25 November 2004, lot 66

    John Collett studied at Saint Martin's Lane Academy and was a pupil of the landscape painter, George Lambert (1700-1765). Some of his paintings were rustic landscapes but his speciality was scenes of urban low life which owe something to William Hogarth (1697-1764).
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