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    Sale 5306

    Scottish Art

    16 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 160

    Alexander Goudie (1933-2004)

    Loctudy, Brittany

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Alexander Goudie (1933-2004)
    Loctudy, Brittany
    signed 'Goudie' (upper left)
    oil on canvas
    32 x 35 in. (81.3 x 88.9 cm.)
    Painted in the late 1960s.


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    The present work was painted in the garden of Goudie's parents-in-law home in a small fishing village called Loctudy. His wife, on the far right, and her mother have just been served afternoon tea by Marie Louise, the cook and servant. She is wearing a lace coiffe typical of the Bigouden region of Sud Finistère. The village across the water is Ille-Tudy.

    The present work is sold with an original letter from the artist.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Bonhams, Knightsbridge, 22 February 1990, lot 161.