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Sir John Lavery, R.A., R.S.A., R.H.A.

Study for St Patrick's Purgatory, Lough Derg

Property from the Collection of Sir Michael Smurfit

Sir John Lavery, R.A., R.S.A., R.H.A.

Sir John Lavery, R.A., R.S.A., R.H.A.

Study for St Patrick's Purgatory, Lough Derg

Study for St Patrick's Purgatory, Lough Derg

Property from the Collection of Sir Michael Smurfit

Sir John Lavery, R.A., R.S.A., R.H.A.

1856 - 1941

Study for St Patrick's Purgatory, Lough Derg


signed J Lavery (lower right)

oil on canvasboard

unframed: 51 by 61cm.; 20 by 24in.

framed: 68 by 78cm.; 26¾ by 30¾in.

Executed in 1929. 


We are grateful to Kenneth McConkey for his kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work. 

The board appears sound. Undulates slightly. The work appears in very good overall condition. Some minor frame abrasions along the edges. Ultraviolet light reveals some flecked retouchings along upper edge and a fleck in lower right corner. Held in a gilt plaster frame




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Patrick O'Driscoll

Sale, Adam's, Dublin, 10 December 2003, lot 132, where acquired by Sir Michael Smurfit

Kenneth McConkey, A Free Spirit, Irish Art 1860-1960, London, 1990, p.23
Kenneth McConkey, Sir John Lavery, Canongate, Edinburgh, 1993, p. 219, note 70
Kenneth McConkey, John Lavery, A Painter and his World, Atelier Books, Edinburgh, 2010, p.182, note 152
London, Colnaghi’s, Their Majesties’ Court and Other Pictures, 1932, no. 75
Edinburgh and London, Fine Art Society, Sir John Lavery RA 1856-1941, with tour to Belfast, Ulster Museum and Dublin, National Gallery of Ireland, 1984, no. 108, illustrated in the catalogue p. 104