18 November 2004,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,541
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
Sir Alfred James Munnings K.C.V.O., P.R.A., R.W.S. (1878-1959)
The second burst
signed, dated and inscribed 'A.J. Munnings/57/The second/Burst' (lower right) and inscribed 'To Thomas Bodkin/from/Alfred Munnings' (upper left)
10½ x 7 7/8 in. (26.7 x 20 cm.)
See back cover illustration
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A version of this drawing is reproduced on the back of the dust jacket of The Second Burst (published 1952), the second volume of the artist's autobiography.
The drawing is inscribed to the art historian Dr Thomas Bodkin (1887-1961). The author of Four Irish Landscape Painters (published 1920), Bodkin went on to become Director of the National Gallery of Ireland (1927-1935) and Director of the Barber Institute, Birmingham.
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