• 20th Century British And Irish auction at Christies

    Sale 7789

    20th Century British And Irish Art

    12 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 64

    Winifred Nicholson (1893-1981)

    Penpillick

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Winifred Nicholson (1893-1981)
    Penpillick
    signed twice, inscribed and dated 'Winifred Nicholson/Penpillick/Par/Cornwall/"Penpillick" Winifred Nicholson 1932' (on the stretcher)
    pencil and oil on canvas
    20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm.)


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    The artist painted the picture in Cornwall, where she lived for a short time at Penpillick in 1932.

    We are very grateful to Jovan Nicholson for his assistance in preparing the catalogue entries for lots 64 and 65.

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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner's father prior to February 1933, and by descent.


    Exhibited

    London, Leicester Galleries, 12th Exhibition of the 7 & 5 Society, February 1933, no. 55A.
    Edinburgh, Scottish Arts Council Gallery, Winifred Nicholson Paintings 1900-1978, September 1979, no. 24: this exhibition travelled to Carlisle, Art Gallery, November 1979; Glasgow, Third Eye Centre, December 1979; Newcastle, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Hatton Gallery, January - February 1980; Colchester, The Minories, February - March 1980; and Penwith, St Ives Galleries, March - April 1980.