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    Sale 7555

    Scottish Art The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

    23 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 105

    James Ferrier Pryde (1866-1941)

    The bride

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    James Ferrier Pryde (1866-1941)
    The bride
    oil on canvas
    27¼ x 20 1/8 in. (69 x 51 cm.)


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    Pryde was born in Edinburgh and studied at the Royal Institute and in Paris. At Herkomer's School in Bushy he met the artist William Nicholson, who was later to become his brother-in-law. Together,under the name 'Beggarstaff Brothers', they produced highly original posters. His canvases have a theatrical quality, with buildings exaggerated in scale and cavernous interiors, deep in shadow.

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    Provenance

    with Goupil Gallery, London.
    Captain Eric Villiers, and then by descent


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    Please note that the provenance for this lot should read 'Captain Eric Villiers, and then by descent'