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Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson, A.R.A. (1889-1946)
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Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson, A.R.A. (1889-1946)

Henri IV from the Quai

Details
Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson, A.R.A. (1889-1946)
Henri IV from the Quai
signed twice 'C.R.W. Nevinson' (lower left and lower right), signed again and inscribed 'C.R.W.Nevinson/Sketch of Henri IV/from the Quai' (on the New English Art Club label attached to the backboard)
pencil, watercolour and gouache
9 ¾ x 13 5/8 in. (24.8 x 34.6 cm.)
Executed circa 1930.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, The Eighty-First Exhibition, London, New English Art Club, 1930, p. 28, no. 289.
Exhibited
London, New English Art Club, The Eighty-First Exhibition, November - December 1930, no. 289.
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.

Lot Essay

Throughout the 1930s Nevinson depicted a number of scenes of Paris, particularly enjoying capturing the bustling quays alongside the River Seine. The present work illustrates a view of Pont Neuf with the monument of Henri IV, which Nevinson depicted on several occasions. An almost identical vista can be seen in his larger oil painting Henry IV, L’Îlle de Paris (Dublin City Art Gallery) and a similar view recorded further down the river in his etching Notre Dame de Paris from Quai des Grands Augustins (Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne).

We are very grateful to Christopher Martin for his assistance in preparing this catalogue entry.
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