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    Sale 7555

    Scottish Art The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

    23 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 143

    Joan Kathleen Harding Eardley, R.S.A. (1921-1963)

    Glasgow Shops

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Joan Kathleen Harding Eardley, R.S.A. (1921-1963)
    Glasgow Shops
    numbered 'EO655' (on the reverse)
    charcoal, chalk and pastel on buff paper
    5½ x 9 in. (14 x 22.8 cm.)


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    Joan Eardley was born in 1921 to Captain William Eardley and Irene Morrison. Her father, an English army officer, had been billeted at Maryhill Barracks in Glasgow, and her connection to the city formed the subject matter for much of her work. Eardley found inspiration in the city's streets, both in the façades of the tenements and shops, and in the faces of the people who inhabited them.

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    Provenance

    Mr Black Hunter, Paisley.


    Exhibited

    Glasgow, New Charing Cross Gallery, Joan Eardley, November 1965.