Lot 39
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PAUL HENRY, R.H.A., R.U.A. | The Storm

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 GBP
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Description

  • Paul Henry
  • The Storm
  • signed
  • oil on canvas
  • 35.5 by 40.5 cm. 14 by 16 in.

Provenance

Private Collection
Sotheby's, London, 21 May 1986, Lot 182
Private Collection, Ireland
Sotheby's, London, 13 November 2012, Lot 153
Acquired from the above by the present owners

Exhibited

Dublin, Dublin Painter's Society, Autumn Exhibition, 1923, no. 18
London, Fine Art Society, In Connemara, Paintings by Paul Henry, April 1934, no. 24
Dublin, Royal Hibernian Academy, 1941, no. 48
Dublin, Combridge's Gallery, 1941, no. 14

Literature

Freeman's Journal, 20 October 1923 (text)
Anne M. Stewart, Ed., Royal Hiberbian Academy of Arts: Index of Exhibitors and their Works 1826-1973, Dublin 1985, p. 82 (text)
S. B. Kennedy, Paul Henry, London 2000, p. 132 (text)
S. B. Kennedy, Paul Henry: with a catalogue of the Paintings, Drawings, Illustrations, London 2007, p. 195, no. 466 (text)

Catalogue Note

The present work dates between 1916-20 on stylistic grounds. The Storm was praised in Henry's 1923 exhibition as 'a fine piece of decorative landscape' with the 'grim blue mountain standing defiantly against a towering bank of storm clouds' (Freeman's Journal, 20 October 1923).

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