RICHARD HUMPHRY (B. 1942)
RICHARD HUMPHRY (B. 1942)
RICHARD HUMPHRY (B. 1942)
RICHARD HUMPHRY (B. 1942)
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THE SURREALIST WORLD OF ROSALIND GERSTEN JACOBS AND MELVIN JACOBS
RICHARD HUMPHRY (B. 1942)

The Cause of Thunder

Details
RICHARD HUMPHRY (B. 1942)
The Cause of Thunder
signed 'Richard Humphry' (lower center)
oil on Masonite
17 7⁄8 x 19 in. (45.4 x 48.2 cm.)
Painted in 1965
Provenance
Portal Gallery, London.
Sir Roland and Lee Miller Penrose, London.
Acquired from the above by the late owners, 1967.
Literature
R. Smith, "Four Knockout Group Shows to See Now," The New York Times, 19 October 2018 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Miami, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sweet Dreams and Nightmares: Dada and Surrealism from the Rosalind and Melvin Jacobs Collection, March-May 2000.
New York, David Zwirner Gallery, Endless Enigma: Eight Centuries of Fantastic Art, September-October 2018.

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Lot Essay

As Roberta Smith noted in her review of Endless Enigma: Eight Centuries of Fantastic Art at David Zwirner Gallery, New York, The Cause of Thunder, “a green succulent landscape from 1965 by Richard Humphry,” was not to be missed (op. cit.).
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