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    Sale 7579

    The Irish Sale

    8 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 68

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

    The Road to the Sea, Connemara

    Price Realised  

    Paul Henry, R.H.A. (1876-1958)
    The Road to the Sea, Connemara
    signed 'PAUL HENRY' (lower left) and inscribed 'The Road to the Sea, Connemara' (on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    12 x 14 in. (30.5 x 35.5 cm.)
    Painted circa 1937.


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    A good example of Paul Henry's later work, The Road to Sea, Connemara was done at a time when his life was more settled than it had been a decade earlier. The fluid brushwork, sense of freshness and evident spontaneity of execution typify the artist's output of the late 1930s.

    The present work is listed as number 1222 by Dr Brian Kennedy.

    B.K.

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    Provenance

    with Combridges Gallery, Dublin, where purchased by Major George Hopper, Co. Durham, in 1937, and by descent to the present owner.