Henry Tonks - Illustration For The Lovers Of Orelay By George Moore
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Artwork: Henry Tonks - Illustration For The Lovers Of Orelay By George Moore
Size: 25.5 x 39.5 cm
Medium: Pencil and chalk on card
Marks: Signed with initials and dedicated
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Mary Hutchinson posed for Henry Tonks's comic, Boucher-esque illustrations of 'The Lovers of Orelay', a somewhat scandalous episode in the autobiography, Memoirs of My Dead Life, first published in 1906, by his good friend, the Irish author George Moore None
Provenance: Gifted by the Artist to Mary Hutchinson, and thence by descent to the late owner

Sotheby's London

Date: 2018-09-18
Lot Number: 81
Low Estimate: $515 [+275%]
High Estimate: $773 [+150%]
Hammer Price: $1933
Sold For: $2416