20 May 1999
Louis le Brocquy, H.R.H.A. (b.1916)
Fruit in the Hand
signed and dated 'LE BROCQUY 74' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
15 x 18 in. (38 x 45.7 cm.)
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London, Gimpel Fils Gallery, Louis le Brocquy, 1974, no.57 (illustrated): this exhibition travelled to Turin, Galleria La Bussola, 1975.
This work is recorded in the artist's archive as Opus 355.
Between the years 1970 and 1975 the artist frequently devised the use of a handprint to emphasise the outer plane or surface of his paintings.
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