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Sir John Lavery, R.A., R.S.A., R.H.A. (1856-1941)
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Sir John Lavery, R.A., R.S.A., R.H.A. (1856-1941)

The Fore Cabin, H.M.S. Queen Elizabeth 16th November 1918

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Sir John Lavery, R.A., R.S.A., R.H.A. (1856-1941)
The Fore Cabin, H.M.S. Queen Elizabeth 16th November 1918
signed, inscribed and dated 'PAINTED IN/THE FORE CABIN H.M.S. QUEEN ELIZABETH/16TH NOVEMBER. 1918./J Lavery' (lower left) and signed, inscribed and dated again 'INTERPRETER/VICE ADMIRAL/SIR MONTAGUE E. BROWNING KC.R..M.V.O./ COMMANDER ROGER BELLAIRS./VICE-ADMIRAL/SIR OSMOND DE B. BROCK/K.C.M.G. K.C.V.O. C.B./ ADMIRAL SIR DAVID BEATTY./G.C.B. G.C.V.O. D.S.O./ADMIRAL SIR CHARLES MADDEN./ K.C.B. K.C.M.G. C.V.O./REAR-ADMIRAL/SIR REGINALD Y. TYRWHITT./K.C.B. D.S.O./PAYMASTER COMMANDER/F.T. SPICKERNELL D.S.O. (right side, on the reverse), 'FLAG CAPTAIN/A.E.M. CHATFIELD/C.B. C.V.D. C.M.G./ LEUT. Z SEE BRAUNECK/KAPITÄNLEUT. VON FRAUDENREGEN/KONTRE-ADMIRAL HUGO/MEURER./KORVETTEN-KAPITÄN/HINTZMANN/KAPITÄNLEUTNANT SAALWÄCHTER/COMMODORE/HON. HUBERT BRAND/A.C. C.B. C.V.O.' (left side, on the reverse), 'ORIGINAL STUDY/PAINTED IN THE FORE CABIN H.M.S. QUEEN. ELIZABETH./16TH NOV. 1918./BY JOHN LAVERY.' (lower centre, on the reverse)
oil on canvas
25 x 30 in. (63.5 x 76.2 cm.)
Provenance
Admiral of the Fleet, the Right Hon. Lord Chatfield, and by descent.
Acquired by the present owner circa 1996.
Literature
‘The Royal Academy’, Western Daily News, 3 May 1919, p. 4.
‘Battle Scenes’, Leicester Daily Post, 3 May 1919, p. 1.
‘Royal Academy: First Notice’, The Times, 5 May 1919, p. 18.
F. Mclean, ‘The Royal Academy: Second Notice’, Western Daily Press, 6 May 1919, p. 6.
‘Our London Letter’, West Sussex County Times, 10 May 1919, p. 6.
‘The Royal Academy: Scots at Burlington House’, The Scotsman, 13 May 1919, p. 4.
‘The Royal Academy’, Bournemouth Graphic, 16 May 1918, p. 5.
J. Lavery, The Life of a Painter, Cassell, 1940, pp. 146-8.
K. McConkey, John Lavery, A Painter and his World, Edinburgh, 2010, pp. 140-2.
Exhibited
London, Royal Academy, 1919, no. 99.
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