• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5529

    20th Century British Art

    31 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 54

    Eliot Hodgkin (1905-1987)

    Purley School

    Price Realised  

    Eliot Hodgkin (1905-1987)
    Purley School
    signed 'Eliot Hodgkin' (upper right) and inscribed 'Purley School' (upper left)
    pencil and watercolour
    22 x 17¼ in. (55.8 x 43.8 cm.)


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    Hodgkin's parents lived in Purley Village, near Pangborne, near Reading.

    We are grateful to Max Hodgkin for his assistance cataloguing the present work.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, South Kensington, 24 August 2006, lot 45, where purchased by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DECEASED ESTATE