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Lot 264

2 Oliver Clare Oil Still Life Painting w/ Fruit

Estimate: $400 - $450

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Two (2) Oliver Clare (United Kingdom, 1853-1927) oil still life paintings of fruit. 1st item: Oil on canvas painting depicting bunches of fruit, including peaches, plums, and a strawberry, situated on the ground in a naturalistic setting. Signed "Oliver Clare" lower right. Housed in a pierced Rococo-style giltwood frame. Sight: 6 1/2" H x 9 1/2" W. 2nd item: Oil on board painting depicting bunches of grapes and plums situated on the ground in a naturalistic setting. Signed "Oliver Clare" lower right. Housed in a Rococo-style giltwood frame. Sight: 6 4/8" H x 8 3/4" W. Framed: 13 3/4" H x 16" W. Note: Oliver Clare was born in Birmingham, England, the son artist George Clare and brother of Vincent Clare. The Clare family specialized in still life and flower paintings, and some of George Clare's work was also used for advertising through postcards and posters. His paintings were exhibited through the Royal Society of Artists in Birmingham, the Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Art, the Manchester City Art Gallery, and the Royal Academy in London.

The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.


Both with light craquelure, scattered areas of inpainting, largest 1" x 3/4". Canvas has been lined.

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