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John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)
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John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)

Near and Far Rocks, Tryfan

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John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)
Near and Far Rocks, Tryfan
signed 'John Piper' (lower right) and inscribed 'Near and far Rocks, Tryfan' (on the reverse)
ink, watercolour, bodycolour and pastel
21½ x 27½ in. (54.6 x 69.8 cm.)
Executed circa 1948.
Provenance
with Durlacher Brothers, New York
Friends of Bryn Mawr Book Sale, Washington, 1974, where purchased by William Cullen, and by descent until 2004.
Exhibited
New York, Bucholz Gallery, John Piper Recent Work, 1950, no. 22.
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Lot Essay

Tryfan is one of the most recognisable summits in Snowdonia. It is a beautiful mountain having a classic pointed shape, with rugged crags, and is the lowest of the Welsh 3,000 foot mountains, known as the Fourteen Peaks.
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