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    Sale 7719

    The Irish and Sporting Art Sale

    8 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 52

    Sir William Orpen, R.H.A., R.A. (1878-1931)

    Bunny seated holding a bowl and spoon on her lap

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Sir William Orpen, R.H.A., R.A. (1878-1931)
    Bunny seated holding a bowl and spoon on her lap
    signed 'ORPEN' (lower right)
    pencil
    10½ x 8 in. (26.6 x 20.3 cm.)
    Executed circa 1908.


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    This work probably dates to circa 1908 when Orpen executed a number of drawings of his eldest daughter, Mary, known as Bunny.

    Lots 48-53 will be included in the catalogue raisonné currently being prepared by Christopher Pearson of the Orpen Research Project.

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