14 May 2004
Andrew Nicholl, R.H.A. ((1804-1886)
The Giant's Causeway, Co. Antrim
signed 'A. Nicholl RHA' (lower right)
pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour, with gum arabic, heightened with touches of white and with scratching out
13¾ x 20¾ in. (35 x 52.7 cm.)
with James Adam, Dublin, 1978, where purchased by the present owners.
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A similar view of the Giant's Causeway was sold at Christie's, New York, 25 February 1987, lot 244.
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Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately