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Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson, A.R.A., 1889-1946
PORTRAIT OF CHRISTINE BONNER
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 11,400 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
46
Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson, A.R.A., 1889-1946
PORTRAIT OF CHRISTINE BONNER
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 11,400 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson, A.R.A., 1889-1946
PORTRAIT OF CHRISTINE BONNER

Provenance

Leicester Galleries, London;
Gustave Besky, London, by whom given to the sitter, and thence by descent to the present owner

Literature

A. Rutherston (ed.), Contemporary British Artists: C.R.W. Nevinson, London, 1925, pl.30;
C.R.W. Nevinson, Paint and Prejudice, London, 1937, p.179 and pl.22.

Catalogue Note

Executed in 1924.  Nevinson wrote in his biography, 'I was now doing a great many portraits....I painted Mrs Bonner, the famous beauty; and her Florentine perfection inspired me to do one of the best heads I have ever done' (C.R.W. Nevinson, op.cit., p.179).

20th Century British and Irish Art

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