SIR JOHN LAVERY, R.A., R.S.A., R.H.A. | LADY EVELYN FARQUHAR
600,000 - 800,000 GBP
Property from the Collection of Sir Michael Smurfit
SIR JOHN LAVERY, R.A., R.S.A., R.H.A.
1856 - 1941
LADY EVELYN FARQUHAR
signed l.l.: J. Lavery; also signed and titled on the reverse
oil on canvas
184 by 120.5cm., 72½ by 47½in.
Painted in 1906.
The sitter, and thence by descent;
Their sale, Christie's, London, 12 November 1976, lot 94;
Private Collection, U.S.A.;
Their sale, Sotheby's, London, 9 May 2007, lot 44
ACR Carter, ‘Recent Work by Mr Lavery’, The Art Journal, 1908, p.234, illustrated p.235;
The Times, 18 June 1908, p.19;
Walter Shaw Sparrow, John Lavery and his Work, n.d. 1911, Kegan Paul, Trubner, Trench and Co, pp.144-5, 187, 192, illustrated opposite p.140;
A Stodart Walker, ‘The Art of John Lavery, RSA, ARA etc’, The Studio, vol. 62, June 1914, p.4, illustrated p.6;
Kenneth McConkey, Sir John Lavery, Canongate 1993, p. 114, fig.135;
Kenneth McConkey, John Lavery, A Painter and his World, Atelier Books, Edinburgh, 2010, pp.91-92, illustrated fig.105
Dublin, Irish International Exhibition, 1907, no.53;
London, Goupil Gallery, John Lavery RSA, RHA, June 1908, no.40;
Venice, IX Biennale, Monstra Individuale di John Lavery RSA, RHA, 1910, no.8