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    Sale 5883

    20th Century British Art including The Olga Davenport Collection

    25 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 68

    Geoffrey Tibble (1909-1952)

    The Carafe

    Price Realised  

    Geoffrey Tibble (1909-1952)
    The Carafe
    signed 'Tibble' (lower left), signed again and dated 'Tibble '46' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm.)


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    Tooth's show of Tibble's work in 1946, featuring figures in interiors in the manner of Degas and Vuillard, prompted Raymond Mortimer to place him 'in the front rank of living English painters' (see D. Buckman, The Dictionary of Artists in Britain since 1945, Bristol, 1998, p. 1191).

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    Exhibited

    London, Tooths, Exhibition of Paintings by Geoffrey Tibble, November - December 1946, no. 13.