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256
Michael Warre
QUENINGTON
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
256
Michael Warre
QUENINGTON
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Vivien: The Vivien Leigh Collection

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Michael Warre
1922-1987
QUENINGTON
signed, titled and dated 43
gouache on paper
28.5 by 44cm.; 11¼ by 17¼in.
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Provenance

Leicester Galleries, London, where acquired by Laurence Olivier, 14th October 1944

Exhibited

London, Leicester Galleries, Artists of Fame and of Promise, July 1944, cat. no. 45.

Literature

Notley Abbey Inventory, April 1948, p. 27, Principal Landing and Corridors and Staircase to Hall, 'A Water Colour drawing "Quenington" by Michael Warre 1943', (The Vivien Leigh Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, THM/433/6/1).

Catalogue Note

Michael Warre was a painter, actor, producer, writer and designer, and alongside exhibitions at London's prestigious Leicester Galleries, he also starred in Olivier's 1944 film Henry V, as the Duke of Gloucester. 

Vivien: The Vivien Leigh Collection

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London