• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5886

    20th Century British Art

    16 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 13

    Henry Lamb, R.A. (1883-1960)

    Homington, Wiltshire

    Price Realised  


    Henry Lamb, R.A. (1883-1960)
    Homington, Wiltshire
    signed and dated 'Lamb/39' (lower left)
    oil on canvas-board
    17 7/8 x 23¾ in. (45.4 x 60.3 cm.)

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    Homington was the next village to Coombe Bissett where Henry Lamb lived with his family. Lamb painted several views of Homington and its church. Henrietta Phipps comments 'My father would walk around these villages whenever he could. He enjoyed painting landscapes for pleasure as a change from commissioned portraits.' (private correspondence)


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    Purchased at the 1961 exhibition by Peggy Hennessy and by descent to the present owner.


    London, Leicester Galleries, Exhibition of works by Henry Lamb, December 1961, no. 68.