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    Sale 7729

    20th Century British Art

    21 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 58

    Alfred Wallis (1855-1942)

    Two Trees

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Alfred Wallis (1855-1942)
    Two Trees
    signed 'A WALLIS' (upper left)
    pencil and oil on card
    9¼ x 13 in. (23.6 x 33 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Ben Nicholson, by whom given to Mrs Shearer Armstrong.
    Anonymous sale; Bonhams, London, 1 July 1998, lot 1, where purchased by the present owner.


    Exhibited

    London, Arts Council, Tate Gallery, Alfred Wallis, May - June 1968, no. 52: this exhibition travelled to York City Art Gallery, July 1968; Aberdeen Art Gallery, August 1968; and Kendal, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, August - September 1968.