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David Lucas, British 1802-1881-  The Wreck of the Forfarshire Steam Packet by Grace Darling and...

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Lot 101

David Lucas, 
British 1802-1881- 
The Wreck of the Forfarshire Steam Packet by Grace Darling and...

Price Realised: £446

Estimate: £400 - £600

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (31.2% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

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Lot 101

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David Lucas, 
British 1802-1881- 

The Wreck of the Forfarshire Steam Packet by Grace Darling and her Father, after James Wilson Carmichael; 

hand-coloured mezzotint, 53.2 x 67.5 cm.; together with seven further mezzotints by David Lucas after John Constable, depicting The Young Waltonians; The Lock; The Cornfield; Summer Evening; Hampstead Heath; Mill Stream; and A Mill Near Brighton; an engraving of The Corn Field after Constable by Charles Cousen (British 1813-1889); and a mezzotint of Stratford Upon Avon after Constable by Alfred Lucas (British fl.1841-1886), signed in pencil (lower right), 63.5 x 74 cm. and smaller, ten (10), (part unframed). 

Provenance: 
one with Thomas Agnew & Sons, London. (The Lock). 
four with Goldmark Gallery, Rutland (The Cornfield, Mill Stream, Hampstead Heath, and Summer Evening). 
all Private Collection, UK. 

Note: 
Lucas studied under the engraver and landscape painter Samuel William Reynolds (1773-1835), and is best known for his close association with John Constable (1776-1837), working with Constable extensively in the 1830s to produce prints of the latter's paintings. 

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The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 26% up to £20,000 (31.2% inclusive of VAT), 25% from £20,001 - £500,000 (30% inclusive of VAT), 20% from £500,001 thereafter (24% inclusive of VAT). The premium price is subject to VAT at the standard rate.

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Qualifying living artists and the descendants of artists deceased within the last 70 years are entitled to receive a re-sale royalty each time their work is bought through an auction house or art market professional.

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ARR is capped at €12,500

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