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    Sale 5883

    20th Century British Art including The Olga Davenport Collection

    25 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 59

    Alfred Wolmark (1877-1961)

    The Curtain Call

    Price Realised  

    Alfred Wolmark (1877-1961)
    The Curtain Call
    signed with monogram (lower left)
    oil on canvas-board
    16½ x 12½ in. (41.9 x 31.8 cm.)


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    Wolmark is considered one of the pioneers of Post Impressionism in England. As well as portraiture, still-life and stained glass, Wolmark produced theatre work, including designs for two Diaghilev ballets in 1911. In 1915, an exhibition of his theatre works was held at the Incorporated Stage Society.

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    Provenance

    with Lord's Gallery, London.
    with Fine Art Society, London, where purchased by the present owner in 1997.