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    Sale 5390

    20th Century British Art

    7 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 71

    Mary Jewels (1886-1977)

    The harbour, Mevagissey

    Price Realised  

    Mary Jewels (1886-1977)
    The harbour, Mevagissey
    signed 'MARY JEWELS' (lower right), and signed, inscribed and dated 'MARY JEWELS MEVAGISSEY 1946' (on the stretcher), signed, inscribed and dated again 'To Roger Neal/from Mary Jewels/March 21st 70' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    10 x 12 in. (25.4 x 30.5 cm.)


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    Mary Jewels was encouraged to persue her primitive painting by Christopher Wood and Augustus John. She was a member of the St Ives Society and in 1949 became a founder-member of the highly influential Penwith Society.

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