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KATHLEEN LETITIA O'CONNOR (1876?-1968)
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KATHLEEN LETITIA O'CONNOR (1876?-1968)

Still Life with flowers

Details
KATHLEEN LETITIA O'CONNOR (1876?-1968)
Still Life with flowers
signed with initials 'KL O'C' (lower left)
oil on board
58 x 46.8 cm
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Provenance
John Young, founder of Macquarie Gallereis, by descent ot his daughter Beryl Mendel
Acquired from anon. sale, Australian Paintings, Sotheby's, 29 April 1997, Lot 138
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A 10% Goods and Services tax (G.S.T) will be charged on the Buyer's Premium on all lots in this sale.

Lot Essay

"Elaine Haxton and her husband Richard....fell in love with the bush and the blue of Pittwater when they bought thier Clareville house site about 1950.. the Clareville house was central to her artistic achievement, experimentation and ambition..she mused "it's the light, it gives form to whatever you are doing...it is a beautiful area" (p Coombes Elaine Haxton, Sydney, 1990, p.40 & P.46)
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