• 20th Century British And Irish auction at Christies

    Sale 7789

    20th Century British And Irish Art

    12 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 91

    Sir Matthew Smith (1879-1959)

    Still life with clay head

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Sir Matthew Smith (1879-1959)
    Still life with clay head
    signed with initials 'MS' (lower right), dated '1937' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    18 x 22 in. (45.7 x 55.9 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Leicester Galleries, London.
    Purchased by Miss Vivien Leigh at the 1944 exhibition, and by inheritance.


    Exhibited

    London, Leicester Galleries, Artists of Fame and of Promise (Part II), August 1944, no. 141.