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    Sale 5438

    The Sunday Sale

    30 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 137

    FULCO VERDURA (ITALIAN, 1898-1978)

    Price Realised  

    FULCO VERDURA (ITALIAN, 1898-1978)
    Phèdre
    signed 'FULCO' (lower centre)
    bodycolour
    3 x 2½ in. (7.5 x 6.4 cm.), oval


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    Phèdre is a dramatic tragedy, originating in Greek Mythology where Phèdre is the tragic heroine and wife of husband Thésée. In the absence of her husband Phèdre falls in love with Thésée's son from a previous marriage.

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    Provenance

    with Arthur Jeffress, London.
    Acquired by Michael Renshaw, Esq., and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Exhibited

    London, Arthur Jeffress, Fulco de Vedura: Exhibition of Miniature Paintings, 5 - 28 November, 1958, no. 31.