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William Harrison 'Jack' Dempsey.
Gifted to previous owner.
Sotheby's, New York, 22 June 1990, lot 248.
Please note the estimate for this lot should read £15,000-20,000 and not as stated in the catalogue
Property from the Collection of David Gainsborough Roberts