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    Sale 5879

    Victorian & Traditionalist Art

    25 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 999

    Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen, R.A., R.W.S., R.H.A., R.I., N.E.A.C. (Irish, 1878-1931)

    Portrait of Thomas Glass, seated half-length, in a brown three-piece suit

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen, R.A., R.W.S., R.H.A., R.I., N.E.A.C. (Irish, 1878-1931)
    Portrait of Thomas Glass, seated half-length, in a brown three-piece suit
    signed 'ORPEN' (upper left)
    oil on canvas
    40 x 34 in. (101.6 x 86.4 cm.)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this is a portrait of Thomas Glass, painted in 1927.


    Literature

    Konody, P.G. & Dark, Sidney, William Orpen: Artist & Man, Seeley Service, London, 1932, Chronological List, p.274.


    Exhibited

    Glasgow, McLellan Galleries, The Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, 66th Annual Exhibition, 1 October - 10 December 1927, no.127.