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    Sale 5883

    20th Century British Art including The Olga Davenport Collection

    25 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 13

    Olga Davenport (1915-2008)

    Flowering landscape; Orange, yellow and ultramarine; Townscape

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Olga Davenport (1915-2008)
    Flowering landscape; Orange, yellow and ultramarine; Townscape
    watercolour
    6½ x 9½ in. (16.5 x 24.2 cm.)
    Executed in the late 1950s. (3)


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    Olga Davenport took a studio in the south of France not long after World War Two and would motor down alone to work there. This productive period came to an end when her husband insisted she return to England. Patrick Heron thought her drawing uniquely her own and urged Davenport to exhibit her drawings and watercolours.

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