7 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 27,500
Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000
Sir Kyffin Williams, R.A. (1918-2006)
Penmon Priory, Anglesea (verso); Mountain landscape (recto)
signed with initials 'K.W.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
24 x 30 in. (60.9 x 76.2 cm.)
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The Priory of Penmon dates from the 6th Century and it was traditionally founded by Saint Seiriol. It was refounded in the early 13th Century by Llywelyn Ab Iorwerth (the Great) Prince of Gwynedd as a house of Augustinian canons. It survived until its dissolution by Henry VIII.
We are very grateful to Professor A.D. Carr for providing the catalogue entry for this lot.
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Purchased directly from the artist by the present owner.