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    Sale 5389

    20th Century British Art

    16 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 15

    Dod Procter, R.A. (1891-1972)

    The Black Jug (recto); Interior (verso)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Dod Procter, R.A. (1891-1972)
    The Black Jug (recto); Interior (verso)
    signed 'Dod Procter' (lower left)
    oil on board
    28¼ x 19¼ in. (71.8 x 48.9 cm.)


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    Dod Procter and her husband Ernest Procter (1886-1935) spent most of their lives in the artists' colony in Newlyn; her work is mostly associated with the local countryside and its community. She was a prolific exhibitor at the Royal Academy and although her most renowned works are her female nudes (see lot 31), Proctor painted exquisite flower studies, inspired by the flowers in and around her Newlyn cottage.

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    Exhibited

    probably, London, Royal Academy, 1943, no. 493.
    Belfast, Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts (C.E.M.A.), no. 37, catalogue not traced.
    London, National Gallery, The Central Institute of Art and Design, Flower Painting Exhibition Manchester, catalogue not traced.