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    Sale 5962

    The Vincent Ferguson Collection

    8 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 277

    Charlie Whisker (B. 1950)

    Eunochs Envy Lovers

    Price Realised  

    Charlie Whisker (B. 1950)
    Eunochs Envy Lovers
    signed 'Charlie Whisker' (lower right) and inscribed 'Eunochs Envy Lovers' (lower centre)
    pencil, gouache, pastel, collage and mixed media
    37¼ x 28¼ in. (94.6 x 71.8 cm.)


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    Whisker has worked as a video director for artists such as U2. His solo exhibitions have been held at The Kerlin Gallery, Dublin; The Hendriks Gallery, Dublin; and The Ebell, Los Angeles.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    "I was very fond of Vincent and I bought one of my favourite pictures The Prodigal Son by Sarah Cecilia Harrison at the Christie's sale of some of their wonderful collection when he and Noeleen were moving from their house in Glenageary in the 80s. I subsequently got to know him and whenever he saw that picture in our house afterwards, I suspect he pined for it. He came to lunch one day and casually gave us a wonderful pair of small wooden figures, maquettes maybe, by Dorothy Cross, that I have always loved. He was a truly great collector".

    Paul McGuinness, 2009.