Lot 466: Lord and Lay Algy. ca. 1898
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: ALBERT GEORGE MORROW (1863-1927) Size: 19 3/4 x 29 1/4 in./50 x 74.2 cm David Allen & Sons, Belfast Premiering on the stage in London in 1898, Lord and Lady Algy was later transformed into an American silent film of the same name. The plot revolves around a married couple, estranged due to the husband's gambling addiction and subsequent financial ruin. The wife, however, bets on the right horse (literally) and wins back the family fortune.
Condition Report: B/ Slight tears.
Dimensions: 19 3/4 x 29 1/4 in./50 x 74.2 cm
Artist or Maker: ALBERT GEORGE MORROW (1863-1927)
Date: ca. 1898