View 1 of Lot 31. LOUIS LE BROCQUY, H.R.H.A. | TRAVELLING WOMAN WITH NEWSPAPER.
View 1 of Lot 31. LOUIS LE BROCQUY, H.R.H.A. | TRAVELLING WOMAN WITH NEWSPAPER.
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LOUIS LE BROCQUY, H.R.H.A. | TRAVELLING WOMAN WITH NEWSPAPER

Estimate:

700,000 - 1,000,000 GBP

Property from the Collection of Sir Michael Smurfit

LOUIS LE BROCQUY, H.R.H.A. | TRAVELLING WOMAN WITH NEWSPAPER

LOUIS LE BROCQUY, H.R.H.A. | TRAVELLING WOMAN WITH NEWSPAPER

Estimate:

700,000 - 1,000,000 GBP

Property from the Collection of Sir Michael Smurfit

LOUIS LE BROCQUY, H.R.H.A.

1916-2012

TRAVELLING WOMAN WITH NEWSPAPER


signed l.l.: LE BROCQUY; also signed, inscribed and dated on the reverse: THE LAST TINKER/ LOUIS LE BROCQUY/ 1947-48; further signed on the stretcher

oil on board

115cm by 83cm., 45 by 32¾in.

Painted in 1947-48.

The Artist, until 1985;

Private Collection;

Sotheby's, London, 18 May 2000, lot 158

Herbert Read, Twaalf Britse Schilders, exhibition catalogue, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 1949, p.62, illustrated;

Dorothy Walker, Louis le Brocquy, Ward Rover Press, Dublin, 1981, pp.10-11, 22, 23, 75, pl.4, illustrated in colour;

Serge Fauchereau, Louis le Brocquy (exh. cat.), Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charleroi, 1982;

Anne Madden, Louis le Brocquy, Seeing his Way, Gill & Macmillan, Dublin, 1994, pp.75, 77-78, 81, 85, 257, illustrated in colour;

Alistair Smith, Louis le Brocquy, Paintings, 1939-1996, (exh. cat.), Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, 1996, pp.14, 25, 79, illustrated in colour;

Yvonne Scott, Louis le Brocquy Allegory and Legend, (exh. cat.), Hunt Museum, Limerick, 2006, p.18

Dublin, Irish Exhibition of Living Art, 1947;

London, Leicester Galleries, Louis le Brocquy, 1948;

Paris, Salon de Mai, 1949;

Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Twaalf Britse Schilders (12 British Painters), 1949, British Council exhibition with tour to Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg;

Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Cultural Relations Committee of Ireland, Contemporary Irish Art, 1953;

Dublin, Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Louis le Brocquy, A Retrospective of Oil Paintings 1939-1966, 1966-67, with tour to Ulster Museum, Belfast;

Charleroi, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Louis le Brocquy, 1982;

Toulouse, ENSICA, Salon des Arts de l'Air at de l'Espace, 1988;

M.E.O., Ibaraki, Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto Museums of Art, Early Masterpieces of Great European Artists, 1991;

Dublin, Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, The le Brocquy Room, 1992;

Dublin, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Louis le Brocquy, Paintings 1939-1996, 1996, no.11;

Limerick, The Hunt Museum, Louis le Brocquy: Allegory & Legend, 16 June - 24 September 2006 (illustrated in exh. cat. p.55)