PAUL HENRY, R.H.A., R.U.A.
SHOWERY DAY, CONNEMARA
signed l.l.: PAUL HENRY
oil on canvasboard
25.5 by 30.5cm., 10 by 12in.
The canvasboard appears sound, very slightly bowed near left edge. The work has a light clean recently and appears in very good overall condition, ready to hang.
Under ultraviolet light there appear to be no signs of retouching.
Held in a gilt moulded frame.
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Purchased in Dublin by the present owners' uncle circa 1942 and thence by descent
Possibly Dublin, Combridge's Gallery, Recent Paintings by Paul Henry, 1941, no.30
Possibly S. B. Kennedy, Paul Henry, Yale University Press, New Haven & London, 2007, no.1022, p.302