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    Sale 7595

    20th Century British Art

    6 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 17

    Dora Carrington (1893-1932)

    S.V. Sans Pareil

    Price Realised  

    Dora Carrington (1893-1932)
    S.V. Sans Pareil
    inscribed 'S.V. SANS PAREIL' (lower left)
    oil, ink, silver foil and mixed media on glass
    4¼ x 5¾ in. (10.8 x 14.5 cm.)
    Painted circa 1929.


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    Provenance

    A gift from the artist to Bernard Penrose and by descent.


    Literature

    J. Hill, The Art of Dora Carrington, London, 1995, pp. 124-5, illustrated.