London, South Kensington
22 March 2012
Sir William Orpen, R.H.A., R.A (1878-1931)
inscribed 'EDINBURGH ..MIDNIGHT' (lower left)
8½ x 6¾ in. (21.6 x 17.2 cm.)
Mrs Evelyn St George, and by descent.
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The enigmatic "Edinburgh Night" series of illustrated letters probably date to 1916, when Orpen was thought to be in Edinburgh, painting James Law of the Scotsman newspaper and Miss Dolly Stiles.
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