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    Sale 7591

    British Art on Paper

    4 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 67

    Augustus Edwin John, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)

    Dorelia in a red hat, in front of a prickly pear

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Augustus Edwin John, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)
    Dorelia in a red hat, in front of a prickly pear
    pencil, oil on canvas
    13 x 9½ in. (33 x 24.2 cm.)


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    The present work was painted on the island of Ischia, a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, at the northern end of the Gulf of Naples.

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    Provenance

    with Anderson Galleries, New York, 1928.
    Louise Crane; Christie's, London, 12 June 1998, lot 204.