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    Sale 7579

    The Irish Sale

    8 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 102

    Harry Kernoff, R.H.A. (1900-1974)

    W.B. Yeats

    Price Realised  

    Harry Kernoff, R.H.A. (1900-1974)
    W.B. Yeats
    signed and dated 'KERNOFF 34' (lower left)
    pastel
    15¼ x 11¾ in. (38.7 x 29.8 cm.)


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    Sold with a copy of a letter from the artist to the present owner, discussing the present lot ' ... Enclosed pastel of W.B. Yeats, I drew from a sitting in 1934 in my studio, I cannot find the exact date. I used to meet him in the stalls and pit of the old Abbey Theatre. We were casual acquaintances...'.

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    Provenance

    Purchased directly from the artist by the present owner, 1966.