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b. 1865 - d. 1910

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        • George Mears (British, 1865 - 1910), late19th/ early 20th C. maritime scene, oil on canvas, three masted ship with a steam stack, ou...
          Mar. 14, 2022

          George Mears (British, 1865 - 1910), late19th/ early 20th C. maritime scene, oil on canvas, three masted ship with a steam stack, ou...

          Est: $500 - $700

          George Mears (British, 1865 - 1910), late19th/ early 20th C. maritime scene, oil on canvas, three masted ship with a steam stack, out at sea, waving European type flags, signed G. Mears lower right corner, in deep gilt 20th C. frame, with attached light on top of frame, wear consistent with age, including overall toning, discolored varnish, craquelure, past restoration, not examined out of frame, ss: 19 1/2" h. x 23 1/2" w.

          Winter Associates, Inc.
        • George Mears oil on board british 1865-1910
          Feb. 06, 2022

          George Mears oil on board british 1865-1910

          Est: $100 - $1,000

          signed mears lower left oil on board some light aging seen but no attempt to clean it has been made, Beautiful as is. 14" x 10 1/2" framed size see pics

          A KLEINS AUCTION GALLERY LLC
        • George Mears Maritime Oil Painting of Ship
          Aug. 26, 2021

          George Mears Maritime Oil Painting of Ship

          Est: $1,500 - $2,000

          Framed George Mears (British, 1826-1906) Maritime Oil on Canvas on Board Painting of Ship. Signed and dated in bottom right corner. Painting measures 9 inches x 10.25 inches. Frame measures 15.5 inches x 17 inches x 2.25 inches.

          Greenwich Auction
        • GEORGE MEARS (United Kingdom, 1865-1910), A British steam packet departing Calais., Oil on canvas, 20.25" x 30.25". Framed 26.25" x 42.25".
          Aug. 20, 2021

          GEORGE MEARS (United Kingdom, 1865-1910), A British steam packet departing Calais., Oil on canvas, 20.25" x 30.25". Framed 26.25" x 42.25".

          Est: $1,500 - $2,500

          GEORGE MEARS United Kingdom, 1865-1910 A British steam packet departing Calais. Signed and dated lower right "G. Mears 1872".

          Eldred's
        • GEORGE MEARS (BRITISH 1826-1906)
          Aug. 27, 2020

          GEORGE MEARS (BRITISH 1826-1906)

          Est: £700 - £1,000

          GEORGE MEARS (BRITISH 1826 - 1906) The paddle steamer P.S. Rouen signed and dated G MEARS / 89 (lower right) oil on canvas 51 x 92 cm (20 x 36 in) PROVENANCE: Belgrave Gallery Ltd, London (by 1974) Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner George Mears, painter of ship portraits, flourished during the late 19th century and specialised in depicting steam and sailing vessels. His accurate portrayal of the details of the boats he painted gained him employment as the official ship's portrait painter to the major cross-channel shipping company, including the highly successful Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O). Mears also received private commissions, notably at the end of the century for the Royal Yachts, Victoria & Albert I & II.

          Chiswick Auctions
        • GEORGE MEARS, United Kingdom, 1826-1902, H.M.S. Topaze passing the Royal Yacht Victoria & Albert II, circa 1858., Oil on canvas, 18"...
          Aug. 13, 2020

          GEORGE MEARS, United Kingdom, 1826-1902, H.M.S. Topaze passing the Royal Yacht Victoria & Albert II, circa 1858., Oil on canvas, 18"...

          Est: $2,000 - $3,000

          GEORGE MEARS United Kingdom, 1826-1902 H.M.S. Topaze passing the Royal Yacht Victoria & Albert II, circa 1858. Provenance: Sotheby's, Scotland, August 1973. Acquired at the above sale by Richard Kelton. H.M.S. Topaze was a wood steam/screw frigate launched in May 1858. She is noted as the ship that brought the Easter Island statue back to the British Museum. In the background here is a paddlewheel-driven steam yacht built in 1855, the Victoria & Albert II , Queen Victoria's yacht. The schooner yacht America is on the right, the finish line buoy is in the left foreground, and the distant second-place yacht, the cutter Aurora , is in the far right background. From the Kelton Collection of Marine Art & Artifacts. Oil on canvas, 18" x 36". Framed 23" x 40.75".

          Eldred's
        • GEORGE MEARS - THE LONDON BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY CO
          Jul. 08, 2020

          GEORGE MEARS - THE LONDON BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY CO

          Est: $500 - $700

          Lot 119 George Mears British (1865-1910) The London Brighton & South Coast Railway Co (1879) oil on board initialed lower right 14 3/4 x 28 3/4 inches Provenance: 6 MacDougal Alley

          Capsule Gallery Auction
        • GEORGE MEARS (UK, 1865-1910)
          Feb. 29, 2020

          GEORGE MEARS (UK, 1865-1910)

          Est: $6,000 - $8,000

          GEORGE MEARS (UK, 1865-1910) Portrait of the Passenger Paddle Steamship "Princess Alice" passing a light ship, oil on canvas, signed lower right. Label and tag from Wally Findlay Gallery of NYC, having a price of $24,000. Cleaned. OS: 44.5 x 24.5. SS: 35.5 x 19.25 Launched in 1865, the "Princess Alice" sank in the Thames after a collision with a Collier on September 3, 1878, with a loss of 600 to 700 souls, the greatest tragedy of any inland sinking.

          Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
        • George Mears (1865-1910) The Paddlesteamer "SS Avelon" (off the South Coast), 20 x 36in.
          Sep. 27, 2017

          George Mears (1865-1910) The Paddlesteamer "SS Avelon" (off the South Coast), 20 x 36in.

          Est: £1,000 - £1,500

          George Mears (1865-1910) oil on canvas The Paddlesteamer "SS Avelon" (off the South Coast), signed and dated 1877 20 x 36in.

          Gorringes
        • GEORGE MEARS OIL ON CANVAS (United Kingdom, 1865-1
          Jul. 11, 2017

          GEORGE MEARS OIL ON CANVAS (United Kingdom, 1865-1

          Est: $500 - $700

          GEORGE MEARS OIL ON CANVAS (United Kingdom, 1865-1910) A Paddle Tug Towing the Life Boat into Newhaven Harbour. Unsigned, nameplate and title attached to frame. Image measures 18" x 30". In a gilt wood frame, 23.5" x 35.5" overall.

          O'Gallerie
        • Circle of George Mears (act.1865-1910) British. A Steam and Sail, off the Coast of Dover, Mixed Media, Indistinctly Named Ship, 16" x 24".
          Oct. 12, 2016

          Circle of George Mears (act.1865-1910) British. A Steam and Sail, off the Coast of Dover, Mixed Media, Indistinctly Named Ship, 16" x 24".

          Est: £50 - £100

          Circle of George Mears (act.1865-1910) British. A Steam and Sail, off the Coast of Dover, Mixed Media, Indistinctly Named Ship, 16" x 24".

          John Nicholson's Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers
        • George Mears (British, 1865-1910): boats sailing on the sea, oil on board,
          Aug. 06, 2016

          George Mears (British, 1865-1910): boats sailing on the sea, oil on board,

          Est: £200 - £300

          George Mears (British, 1865-1910): boats sailing on the sea, oil on board, initialled lower right, 22 by 30cm, in a gilt composition frame, 33 by 41cm.

          Batemans Auctioneers & Valuers
        • GEORGE MEARS (BRITISH, 1865-1910)
          May. 10, 2016

          GEORGE MEARS (BRITISH, 1865-1910)

          Est: £400 - £600

          GEORGE MEARS (BRITISH, 1865-1910), The London Brighton & South Coast Railway Co. channel ferry 'Prince Arthur', Signed and dated 'G. Mears '96' (lower right), Oil on canvas, 11? x 23in. (29 x 58.5cm.), Built by Denny Bros. of Dumbarton for the London Brighton and South Coast Railway Co., she was ordered in October 1895 and delivered in July 1896 for a total cost of ?20,296. A handsome vessel with raked twin pole masts, she registered 705 tons and her two triple expansion engines gave her a very satisfactory service speed just shy of 16 knots. She was transferred to the South Eastern and Chatham Railway in 1901, renamed Deal, and served a further twenty-five years before being sold to Youngs of Sunderland for breaking in 1926.

          Charles Miller Ltd
        • GEORGE MEARS (1865-1910) British Ship in Distress Oil on canvas Signed and dated 1889 76 x 46 cm, unframed
          Feb. 24, 2016

          GEORGE MEARS (1865-1910) British Ship in Distress Oil on canvas Signed and dated 1889 76 x 46 cm, unframed

          Est: £300 - £500

          GEORGE MEARS (1865-1910) British Ship in Distress Oil on canvas Signed and dated 1889 76 x 46 cm, unframed

          Rowley Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers
        • GEORGE MEARS (BRITISH, ACT. 1865-1910). DOVER HARBOR, WITH THE CLIFFS AND DOVER CASTLE IN THE BACKGROUND.
          Aug. 16, 2015

          GEORGE MEARS (BRITISH, ACT. 1865-1910). DOVER HARBOR, WITH THE CLIFFS AND DOVER CASTLE IN THE BACKGROUND.

          Est: $1,200 - $1,600

          Oil on canvas, 16 x 26 inches. Signed "G. Mears" and dated 1879, l.r.

          Bourgeault-Horan Antiquarians
        • Ship in Choppy Sea
          Nov. 29, 2014

          Ship in Choppy Sea

          Est: €450 - €540

          George Mears, vor 1874 - nach 1910 Ship in Choppy Sea, Oil/cardboard, 36,5 x 61 cm, lo. ri. fragment of a signature G. Mears as well as indistinctly dat. probably 1897, on the reverse adress label of the artist, min. dam. - English marine painter. M. received many commissions from shipowners. He painted the whole fleet of the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, but also the royal Yachts of queen Victoria. - Mus.: Greenwich (Nat. Maritime Mus.).

          Auktionshaus Stahl
        • George Mears (1865-1910) Clipper and paddle steamer of the coast, 8 x 15in.
          May. 16, 2013

          George Mears (1865-1910) Clipper and paddle steamer of the coast, 8 x 15in.

          Est: £400 - £600

          George Mears (1865-1910) oil on board Clipper and paddle steamer of the coast, signed, 8 x 15in.

          Gorringes
        • George Mears (British, 1865 -1910)
          Jan. 22, 2013

          George Mears (British, 1865 -1910)

          Est: $200 - $400

          A French Channel Packet, 1886 Signed lower right: "G. MEARS / '86" Oil on artists board 14 ¾ x 23 ½ inches Provenance: From the collection of James Maxime DuPont (1912-1991) of New Jersey Estimate: $200 - $400 James DuPont (1912-1991) was intensely interested in a wide variety of collecting areas. Egyptian, Asian, Italian, Tribal, Woodlands American and South American artifacts were all of interest to him and were gathered early on in his collecting career. Many of the most important and interesting objects have late-19th or early-20th century inscriptions indicating origin or provenance on labels attached to the pieces, which shows the extent of documentation provided on these very fine collectible objects.

          Keno Auctions
        • George Mears (1865-1910) Brighton Chain Pier, before and after the storm 7.25 x 13.25in.
          Oct. 21, 2010

          George Mears (1865-1910) Brighton Chain Pier, before and after the storm 7.25 x 13.25in.

          Est: £700 - £1,000

          George Mears (1865-1910) pair of oils on board Brighton Chain Pier, before and after the storm one signed and dated 1896 7.25 x 13.25in.

          Gorringes
        • George Mears (British, fl.1866-1895) Brighton Chain Pier, a pair each 18.4 x 34cm (7 1/4 x 13 3/8in), (2).
          Sep. 14, 2010

          George Mears (British, fl.1866-1895) Brighton Chain Pier, a pair each 18.4 x 34cm (7 1/4 x 13 3/8in), (2).

          Est: £500 - £700

          Brighton Chain Pier, a pair one signed and dated 'G. MEARS/1896' (lower right), oil on board each 18.4 x 34cm (7 1/4 x 13 3/8in), (2).

          Bonhams
        • George Mears (1865-1910) - Oil painting - Ship
          Jun. 22, 2010

          George Mears (1865-1910) - Oil painting - Ship

          Est: £900 - £1,200

          George Mears (1865-1910) - Oil painting - Ship portrait - Paddle steamer "Mahrousse" flying the Turkish flag in full sail off harbour, relined canvas 24ins x 42ins, signed in black and dated 1878, in modern gilt moulded frame

          Canterbury Auction Galleries
        • GEORGE MEARS (BRITISH, ACT. 1866-1895). THE RESCUE
          Aug. 16, 2009

          GEORGE MEARS (BRITISH, ACT. 1866-1895). THE RESCUE

          Est: -

          GEORGE MEARS (BRITISH, ACT. 1866-1895). THE RESCUE OF THE S.S. "DANMARK" BY THE BRITISH STEAMSHIP "MISSOURI" IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC, 1889. The Thingvalla Company's "Danmark" left Copenhagen with 735 people on board: 669 passengers, including 65 children, most immigrants bound for America, and a crew of 66 men. Wrecked by a violent storm, her distress signals were sighted by Captain Hamilton Murrell on the "Missouri," who threw cargo overboard and in 4 1/2hours saved every soul by means of boats and lines, landing part at St. Michael's in the Azores, and the rest at Philadelphia.Oil on artist's board, 12 x 19 3/4inches. Signed and dated "G. Mears/ '89" l.r. The reverse affixed with artist's label printed "Painted by G. Mears/ Marine Painter,/ 76, Elder Street, Brighton."

          Bourgeault-Horan Antiquarians
        • George Mears (late 19th century) Cross channel
          Jun. 02, 2009

          George Mears (late 19th century) Cross channel

          Est: £1,500 - £2,000

          George Mears (late 19th century) Cross channel paddle steamer 'Paris', Built by Fairfields 1888 for the London, Brighton and South coast Railway Co. Oil on board Signed and dated '92 lower right 44cm x 79cm Has been cleaned, revarnished, scattered retouching throughout (mainly to sky area

          Dreweatts 1759
        • George Mears, "The Sinking of the Alabama", oil on
          Dec. 02, 2008

          George Mears, "The Sinking of the Alabama", oil on

          Est: £30 - £50

          George Mears, "The Sinking of the Alabama", oil on board, signed, dated '89, 29cms x 49cms, (11½" x 19").

          Gildings Auctioneers
        • Attributed to George Mears (British, fl.1866-1895) A schooner with other shipping off Dover 25 3/4 x 42 1/4in (65.4 x 107.3cm)
          Oct. 04, 2008

          Attributed to George Mears (British, fl.1866-1895) A schooner with other shipping off Dover 25 3/4 x 42 1/4in (65.4 x 107.3cm)

          Est: $3,000 - $5,000

          A schooner with other shipping off Dover unsigned oil on canvas 25 3/4 x 42 1/4in (65.4 x 107.3cm)

          Bonhams
        • George Mears (British, fl.1866-1895) A fishing boat coming into anchor; Boats on a breezy day (2)
          Sep. 23, 2008

          George Mears (British, fl.1866-1895) A fishing boat coming into anchor; Boats on a breezy day (2)

          Est: £500 - £700

          A fishing boat coming into anchor; Boats on a breezy day the latter signed 'G.Mears' (lower right), a pair, oil on board 17.5 x 28.5cm (6 7/8 x 11 1/4in). (2)

          Bonhams
        • George Mears painting (British, 1865-1910),
          Jul. 13, 2008

          George Mears painting (British, 1865-1910),

          Est: $400 - $800

          George Mears painting (British, 1865-1910), three-masted ship in a harbor, signed lower right "G. Mears/1884", oil on canvas, 20-1/2 x 36-1/2 in.; modern gilt wood frame. Lined, restretched on new stretcher, craquelure, retouch throughout sky, on distant ships, some in water, on sails, 40 percent of surface affected, signature with some heightening.

          Brunk Auctions
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