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    Sale 5884

    20th Century British Art

    15 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 79

    Ronald Ossory Dunlop, R.A. (1894-1973)

    Portrait of the Polish Nanny; and Self-Portrait

    Price Realised  

    Ronald Ossory Dunlop, R.A. (1894-1973)
    Portrait of the Polish Nanny; and Self-Portrait
    signed 'Dunlop' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.7 cm.) (2)


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    The Polish nanny of the title was a friend of Joan Hoather and visited Dunlop on the day that she heard she was to return to Poland. She was upset by the news and Dunlop painted a portrait of her.

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Gifted by the artist to Joan Hoather of Gainsborough Gallery, Johannesburg, and thence by descent to the present owner.