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Eric Kennington, R.A. (1888-1960)
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Eric Kennington, R.A. (1888-1960)

The Italian Soldier

Details
Eric Kennington, R.A. (1888-1960)
The Italian Soldier
signed 'ERIC. KENNINGTON' (lower right)
oil on canvas
40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2 cm.)
Painted in 1910.
Provenance
with R.H. Spurr, where purchased by the present owner's grandfather in 1934, and by descent.
Literature
The Times, 8 October 1919, p. 11.
Exhibited
London, Royal Institute of Oil Painters, 1910 or 1911, catalogue not traced.
Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts, British Institute of Adult Education, 1942, catalogue not traced.
Altringham, Libraries, Museum and Art Galleries, catalogue not traced.
Special Notice

Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.

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Lot Essay

The Italian Soldier was painted during a transition period for Kennington: it demonstrates the influence of his father's looser painterly style but marks the period before he embarked on paintings of flower sellers and costermongers in London, which were depicted in a detailed Pre-Raphaelite manner.

We are very grateful to Dr Jonathan Black for his assistance in preparing this catalogue entry.
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