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    Sale 7579

    The Irish Sale

    8 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 77

    Sir William Orpen, R.H.A., R.A. (1878-1931)

    Portrait of Claude Bishop

    Price Realised  

    Sir William Orpen, R.H.A., R.A. (1878-1931)
    Portrait of Claude Bishop
    signed 'ORPEN' (upper left)
    oil on canvas
    42¼ x 38½ in. (107.3 x 97.8 cm.)
    Painted in 1911.


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    This work will be included in the catalogue raisonné currently being prepared by Christopher Pearson of the Orpen Research Project.

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    Provenance

    The sitter and by descent to the present owner.


    Exhibited

    London, Royal Academy, 1911, no. 771.