8 May 2008
Roderic O'Conor (1860-1940)
Reclining nude, head raised on the right
9¼ x 7¾ in. (23.5 x 19.7 cm.)
The artist's studio.
Dr Robelet, 1991.
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J. Benington, Roderic O'Conor, Dublin, 1992, p. 231, no. 375.
For 70 years the present work stayed in Neuil-sur-Layon, O'Conor's home town in the Loire.
We are very grateful to Jonathan Benington for preparing the catalogue entries for lots 74, 84, and 113-114.
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