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Lot 308

Chambers Haldane McFall, British 1860-1928-  Street scene - West Africa;  oil on canvas,...

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Lot 308

Chambers Haldane McFall, 
British 1860-1928- 
Street scene - West Africa; 
oil on canvas,...

Price Realised: Unsold Lot

Estimate: £500 - £700

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

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Lot 308

Description

Chambers Haldane McFall, 
British 1860-1928- 

Street scene - West Africa; 

oil on canvas, indistinctly signed 'C HALDANE MCFALL' and possibly dated (lower right), 61.5 x 92 cm. 

Provenance: 
Sarah Grand (according to an old label attached to the reverse of the frame). 

Note: 
McFall was an officer in the British Army who enjoyed particular success as an art historian, critic, and artist, twice exhibiting at London's Royal Academy. He served with his regiment in West Africa, writing about his experiences and producing illustrations for 'The Graphic' magazine. Amongst his publications, McFall wrote biographies of a number of artists, such as James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), François Boucher (1703-1770), and Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (1755-1842). 

Sarah Grand (1854-1943) was McFall's stepmother, and an influential feminist writer of the early 20th century. 

Buyer's Premium

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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VAT is not charged on the hammer price unless it is stated that there is 'VAT applicable on the hammer price at the end of the description. Buyer's premium is subject to VAT.
(ARR) - ARTIST'S RESALE RIGHT

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.

It applies to lots with hammer value over €1,000 as follows:
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Exceeding €500,000 - 0.25%
ARR is capped at €12,500

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