• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5885

    20th Century British Art

    23 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 20

    Gertrude des Clayes (1879-1949)

    Pearly King

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Gertrude des Clayes (1879-1949)
    Pearly King
    signed and dated 'G des Clayes/1932' (lower left), signed again and inscribed ''PEARLY KING'/GERTRUDE DES CLAYES' (on a label attached to the frame)
    oil on canvas
    50 x 40 in. (127 x 101.6 cm.)


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    Gertrude des Clayes studied at the Académie Julian. Her work is represented in the National Gallery of Canada and also in the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.

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