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    Sale 7424

    20th Century British Art

    16 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 28

    John Northcote Nash, R.A. (1893-1977)

    Staverton Thicks

    Price Realised  

    John Northcote Nash, R.A. (1893-1977)
    Staverton Thicks
    signed 'John Nash' (lower left), signed again and inscribed 'John Nash RA/Wormingford Colchester Essex/Staverton Thicks' (on the artist's label attached to the frame)
    oil on canvas
    20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2 cm.)


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    Staverton Thicks is the primeval forest near Butley, in Suffolk. John Nash painted here in 1958-59, having moved to Suffolk in 1945. The inspiration of the East Anglia landscape was a continual thread throughout his work.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 27 March 1991, lot 96, where purchased by the present owner.


    Literature

    A. Freer, John Nash 'The delighted eye', Aldershot, 1993, p. 87, illustrated.