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    Sale 7579

    The Irish Sale

    8 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 79

    Paul Henry, R.H.A. (1876-1958)

    An Ulster Farm

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Paul Henry, R.H.A. (1876-1958)
    An Ulster Farm
    signed 'PAUL HENRY' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    14 x 16 in. (35.5 x 40.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1935-36.


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    The background mountain, with its distinct profile, may be Muckish, County Donegal, which rises to a height of 670 metres.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Ireland, 26 June 1979, lot 546, as 'A Wicklow Farm, Cottages and Trees'.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 21 May 1998, lot 364, as 'Wicklow Farm', where purchased by the present owner.


    Literature

    S.B. Kennedy, Paul Henry with a catalogue of the Paintings, Drawings, Illustrations, New Haven and London, 2007, p. 280, no. 911.


    Exhibited

    Toronto, Eaton Galleries, Recent Paintings by Paul Henry, September - October 1936, no. 14.