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    Sale 7579

    The Irish Sale

    8 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 53

    Harry Clarke, R.H.A. (1889-1931)

    Silence

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Harry Clarke, R.H.A. (1889-1931)
    Silence
    signed 'HARRY CLARKE' (lower left) and inscribed 'S/I/L/E/N/C/E' (centre left)
    pen and black ink
    9½ x 7 in. (24 x 17.8 cm.)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the following additional information for this lot:

    The work is further inscribed 'Silence/"But there was no voice throughout/the vast illimitable desert"' (on the reverse)

    Provenance:

    The Artist's family.
    Colin and Drusilla White.

    Exhibited:

    Dublin, Royal Hibernian Academy, 1916.
    Dublin, 6th Exhibition of the Artist and Crafts Society of Ireland, 1921; this exhibition toured to Cork and Belfast.
    Paris, Galeries Barbazanges, Exposition d'Art Irlandais, 1922.
    Dublin, Aonach Tailteann, 1922.
    Dublin, Aonach Tailteann, 1924.

    Literature:

    E. Allan Poe, The Tales of Mystery and and Imagination, London, 1919, illustrated.