8 July 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,250
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
HENRY LAMB, R.A. (BRITISH, 1883-1960)
Cottage End, Alderney Manor, Hampshire
oil on panel
12 x 9 in. (30.5 x 23 cm.)
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Alderney Manor, near Poole, Dorset was rented by Augustus John from 1911 onwards for an annual sum of £50 and he converted the coach house into a studio. Henry Lamb was a frequent visitor there and rented a studio near Stourpaine before buying a house in Poole in 1922. We are grateful to Henrietta Phipps for her assistance with the cataloguing of this lot.
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The Collection of J.L. Behrend, Christie's King Street, 10 March 1961, lot 101.