The Golden Age of Glasgow’s Art Trade: April 1961 – Auctions – Morrison, McChlery & Co. – Two Hornel Pictures Sold for £300

An article on page five of The Scotsman, on Saturday the 15th of April, 1961, reads:





Top price of £300 was paid for a pair of pictures by E. A. Hornel called ‘Japanese Girls by a Garden Pond’

and ‘Japanese Girls in an Ornamental Garden,’ at a sale of pictures, drawings and prints held by Morrison,

McChlery & Co., auctioneers and valuers, in Glasgow yesterday. A painting by A. Normann, ‘A Norwegian Fjord,’

fetched £190, and another picture by Hornel, ‘The Echo,’ was sold for £105.”



The British Newspaper Archive.



George Fairfull-Smith, November 2023.