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    Sale 7595

    20th Century British Art

    6 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 19

    John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)

    Portholland, Cornwall

    Price Realised  

    John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)
    Portholland, Cornwall
    signed 'John Piper' (lower right)
    ink, coloured crayon, watercolour and bodycolour
    16 x 22¾ in. (40.6 x 57.8 cm.)


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    The tiny hamlets of East and West Portholland, equidistant between St Austell and Truro, are inhabited by a total of forty permanent residents. They have remained unchanged for over a century.

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    Provenance

    with Dawson Gallery, Dublin.