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    Sale 7579

    The Irish Sale

    8 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 74

    Roderic O'Conor (1860-1940)

    Reclining nude, head raised on the right

    Price Realised  

    Roderic O'Conor (1860-1940)
    Reclining nude, head raised on the right
    red chalk
    9¼ x 7¾ in. (23.5 x 19.7 cm.)


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    For 70 years the present work stayed in Neuil-sur-Layon, O'Conor's home town in the Loire.

    We are very grateful to Jonathan Benington for preparing the catalogue entries for lots 74, 84, and 113-114.

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    Provenance

    The artist's studio.
    Dr Robelet, 1991.


    Literature

    J. Benington, Roderic O'Conor, Dublin, 1992, p. 231, no. 375.