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Henry Tonks - Illustration For The Lovers Of Orelay By George Moore

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 :
Drawing
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
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 :
$1,933
Sold For :
$2,416*