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Mary Swanzy, H.R.H.A. (1882-1978)
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Mary Swanzy, H.R.H.A. (1882-1978)

Banana tree, Samoa

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Mary Swanzy, H.R.H.A. (1882-1978)
Banana tree, Samoa
signed 'SWANZY' (lower left), inscribed 'TAU.MANO'A' (on the reverse) and inscribed 'BANANA/No. 1' (on a label attached to the reverse)
oil on canvas
30 x 22 in. (76.2 x 55.9 cm.)
Painted in 1928.
Provenance
Purchased by the present owners at the 1978 exhibition.
Exhibited
Dublin, Taylor Galleries, Opening Exhibition, July - September 1978.
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Lot Essay

Between 1922 and 1923 Swanzy embarked on a long journey to the South Seas, during which she visited Samoa. She responded excitedly to the new colours and vivid sunshine of the Tropics and her Samoan canvases are characterised by a bright palette and a bold, fluid painting style.
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