BACK TO STOCK

GEORGE PAICE (1854-1925)

1854 to 1925, England

Pheasant Shooting

Oil on canvas

Signed and dated `95

45.70 x 61.00 cm    17.99 x 24.02 inches

Overall Framed Size
62.00 x 82.00 cm    24.41 x 32.28 inches

Provenance
The painting depicts Mr McCorquodale, one from the family of the printing company McCorquodale and Co. Ltd that was established in 1840 near Liverpool and specialised in work for the Post Office. His son, Alexander, was the first husband of the novelist Barbara Cartland who later became step-grandmother to Princess Diana.

This picture was a retirement gift to Mr McCorquodale’s gamekeeper who can be seen in the background.

George Paice came from a wealthy family and although not a horseman himself, he had a keen and sensitive equine eye and had a personal interest in racing.

He was fairly prolific during his lifetime and made a very good living from private commission work and so consequently did not feel the need to show his work much at public exhibitions. He exhibited seven times at the Royal Acad...
VIEW MORE WORKS BY THIS ARTIST