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    Sale 7424

    20th Century British Art

    16 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 25

    Mark Gertler (1891-1939)

    The Yew at Garsington

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Mark Gertler (1891-1939)
    The Yew at Garsington
    signed and dated 'Mark Gertler/1921' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    31 x 25 in. (78.7 x 63.5 cm.)


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    We are very grateful to Luke Gertler for his assistance in preparing this catalogue entry.

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    Provenance

    Mr and Mrs S. Samuels.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 19 July 1967, lot 109, as 'Landscape with Cypress', where purchased by Dunphy.
    Anonymous Sale; Christie's, London, 19 July 1968, lot 109, as The Yew.


    Literature

    J. Woodeson, Mark Gertler Biography of a Painter, London, 1972, p. 374, as 'Landscape with Cypress - Garsington'.


    Exhibited

    London, Goupil Gallery, Mark Gertler A New Series of Paintings, February 1922, no. 17, as 'The Irish Yew'.
    London, Leicester Galleries, Mark Gertler Memorial Exhibition, May - June 1941, no. 3.
    London, Ben Uri Gallery, Mark Gertler, 1944, no. 54.
    London, Whitechapel Gallery, Mark Gertler, 1949, no. 31.