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Dora Carrington (1893-1932)
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Dora Carrington (1893-1932)

Annie Stiles

Details
Dora Carrington (1893-1932)
Annie Stiles
oil on canvas
20¼ x 16¼ in. (51.4 x 41.3 cm.)
Painted in 1921.
Provenance
Noel Carrington.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 22 November 1995, lot 16.
Literature
N. Carrington, Carrington - paintings, drawings and decorations, London, 1978, pp. 70-71, no. 23, illustrated.
G. Gerzina, A Life of Dora Carrington 1893-1932, London, 1989, p. 166.
J. Hill, exhibition catalogue, The Art of Dora Carrington, London, Barbican Art Gallery, 1994, pp. 62, 74, illustrated.
Exhibited
London, International Society, April 1921.
London, Barbican Art Gallery, Carrington - The Exhibition, September - December 1995, catalogue not traced.
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.

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Lot Essay

The present work was painted in the kitchen at Tidmarsh Mill, Berkshire, where Carrington lived with Lytton Strachey from 1917 to 1924. Annie Stiles was the housemaid at Tidmarsh. Jane Hill writes 'In Annie Stiles Carrington achieved a warmth and tenderness in the girl's pink and pearly flesh that would have entranced Renoir' (op. cit., p. 62).
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