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Robert Bevan

25,000 - 35,000 GBP
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  • Robert Bevan
  • french nut tree farm
  • oil on canvas
  • 51 by 61cm.; 20 by 24in.


Alex Reid & Lefevre, London, by 1944
Sale, Sotheby's, London, 14th July 1965, lot 23, sold for £170
The Piccadilly Gallery, London, whence purchased by K.T. Powell, October 1968
d'Offay Couper Gallery, London, whence purchased by Mr and Mrs Berwin, 20th December 1970


London, Alex Reid & Lefevre,  Paintings by Robert Bevan, 1944, no.19;
London, P&D Colnaghi, Paintings of Robert Bevan, 1961, no.15, priced at 200 gns (R.A. Bevan's annotated copy of this catalogue is now in the Tate Gallery Archive, reference TGA 9210.6.1).

Catalogue Note

The present work was painted circa 1917, whilst Bevan was at Lytchetts. French Nut Tree Farm was located in the Rosemary Lane area of Devon.

We are grateful to Dr Wendy Baron and Patrick Baty for their kind assistance with the cataloguing of this lot.