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    Sale 7813

    Glin Castle - A Knight in Ireland

    7 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 193

    Sir Gerald Festus Kelly, P.R.A., R.H.A. (1879-1972)

    The Corner of Boulevard Montparnasse, Paris

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Sir Gerald Festus Kelly, P.R.A., R.H.A. (1879-1972)
    The Corner of Boulevard Montparnasse, Paris
    signed 'Kelly' (lower left) and indistinctly signed, dated and inscribed 'Corner of Boulevard Montparnasse near Mt Station Restaurant...By Gerald Kelly. 1904-5' (on the reverse)
    oil on panel
    7 x 5¾ in. (17.8 x 14.6 cm.)


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    After his education at Cambridge University, Kelly moved to Paris, where he painted the present lot in 1904-5. Montparnasse would have struck a particular resonance with the young artist, as at this point the area was the heart of intellectual and artistic life in Paris.

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    Provenance

    With Spink & Son Ltd., London.