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    Sale 7729

    20th Century British Art

    21 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 68

    Christopher Wood (1901-1930)

    Woman of Algiers

    Price Realised  

    Christopher Wood (1901-1930)
    Woman of Algiers
    oil on paper laid on canvas
    21¾ x 21¾ in. (55.2 x 55.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1929.


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    Provenance

    Rex de C. Nan Kivell.
    with Lefevre Gallery, London.
    Dr and Mrs Elliott Jaques.


    Literature

    E. Newton, Christopher Wood 1901-1930, London, 1938, p. 73, no. 351, illustrated p. 43.
    E. Newton, Christopher Wood: his life and work, London, 1959, p. 45, pl. 11.


    Exhibited

    Venice, British Council, XXI Biennale, 1938, no. 96, as 'Donna di Algeri'.
    London, Redfern Gallery, Christopher Wood: Exhibition of Complete Works, March - April 1938, no. 99.
    London, Redfern Gallery, Christopher Wood, February - March 1942, no. 10, illustrated.
    London, Redfern Gallery, Christopher Wood: The First Retrospective Exhibition since 1938, April - May 1959, no. 4.