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    Sale 7729

    20th Century British Art

    21 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 71

    Edward Burra (1905-1976)

    Near Whitby, Yorkshire

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Edward Burra (1905-1976)
    Near Whitby, Yorkshire
    stamped 'E.J. Burra' (lower centre), stamped again 'E.J. Burra' (lower right), dated '1972' (lower right)
    pencil and watercolour
    23 x 35 in. (58.4 x 88.9 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Lefevre Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner at the 1973 exhibition.


    Literature

    W. Chappell, Edward Burra: A Painter Remembered by His Friends, London, 1982, p. 119, illustrated as 'The Yorkshire Moors'.
    A. Causey, Edward Burra, Oxford, 1985, no. 385, another version.


    Exhibited

    London, Lefevre Gallery, Edward Burra, May - June 1973, no. 8.