John Luke - Pax

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Artwork: John Luke - Pax
Size: 29.5 x 39 cm
Medium: Tempera and oil on board
Marks: Signed and dated l.r.: J. LUKE./ 1943; inscribed on a label attached to the reverse: No 2 Medium - Oil/ 'PAX'./ NOT FOR SALE/ John Luke/ Knappagh House/ Killylea/ Co. Antrim; further signed and inscribed with a detailed inscription of the artist's painting technique on another label attached to the reverse
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : None
Provenance: Mr P. Terris, thence by descent to Mr B. Terris; Christie's, London, 28 June 1995, lot 106, where purchased by the present owners
Exhibition history: Belfast, Arts and Crafts exhibition, Feis Beal Feirste, May 1944; Armagh, Arts and Crafts exhibition, Armagh Feis, June 1944; Belfast, Ulster Academy of Arts, Annual Exhibition, October 1944, no.25; Belfast, Belfast Museum and Art Gallery, Ulster Artists Exhibition: The Work of John Luke, 4-28 September 1946, no.34; Belfast, CEMA Gallery, Exhibition of Paintings by John Luke, November 1948, no.14; Dublin, Royal Hibernian Academy, Annual Exhibition, Summer 1950, no.82; Belfast, Queen's University Common Room, John Luke Exhibition, 1960, no.12; Belfast, Ulster Museum, John Luke (1906-1975), 27 January-4 March 1978, no.43, with tour to Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin

Sotheby's London

Date: 2018-09-11
Lot Number: 35
Low Estimate: $102891 [+125%]
High Estimate: $154337 [+49%]
Hammer Price: $231505
Sold For: $289381