The Farmer's Stable (from a print of
a Morland engraving)
1792 - Engraver W. Ward Publisher D. Orme and
Co., E. Walker, and J.F. Tomkins. Original in
National Gallery (or at least it was in 1905).
engraving as above in colour. From the book
George Morland by Baily,
the detail in the above engraving is so much
greater than it is in the oil painting. Also note
the young boy become a man (or vice versa).
here is an original photogravure from 1901 which
has been extracted directly from a highly
illustrated set called " History of the
World's Best Artist: The Hundred Best Pictures
" which was published in 1901 in London,
England by Charles Letts & Co, Diarists &
Printers. This work was arranged & edited by
C. Hubert Letts.
"orignal" oil sold at ebay on 24 June
2002 for US $3,250.00 - is this real?
the basket above the rafter? Ebay description
YOU ARE OFFERED A HIGH QUALITY ORIGINAL OIL ON
CANVAS IN A PERFECT STATE. THE SIZE IS 35½"
X 47" WITHOUT THE FRAME. THE PAINTING IS
FROM THE 1790's AND SIGNED GEORGE MORLAND
(1763-1804), A WELL-LISTED BRITISH ARTIST. GEORGE
MORLAND WAS BORN IN LONDON IN 1763. THE PAINTING
REPRESENTS TWO HORSES AND A PONY ON THEIR WAY
INTO A STABLE, A MAN IN THE STABLE LOOKING FOR
SOMETHING IN THE HAY ON THE FLOOR AND THE OTHER
MAN LEADING THE HORSES INTO THE STABLE. A GREAT
PIECE OF ANTIQUE ART WITH SPLENDID COLORS,
INCREDIBLE DETAILS AND A BRILLIANT LIGHT. A
MASTERPIECE FROM THIS ARTIST. THE CANVAS HAS BEEN
PROFESSIONALLY RESTORED AND RELINED. THE NEWER
ORNAMENTED GOLDEN FRAME IS IN A VERY GOOD STATE
WITH A FEW MINOR SCRATCHES. THE FRAME IS 4"
WIDE. A MARVELLOUS LARGE PAINTING, READY TO HANG
AND A RARE AND UNUSUAL FIND FOR THE COLLECTOR. NO
RESERVE. ESTIMATED VALUE: $10000-12000.
of a Stable" from the book "George
Morland His Life and Works" by George C.
Williamson. Marked National Gallery.
Inside of a