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Joan Kathleen Harding Eardley, R.S.A.

Drying Salmon Nets

Artist's Resale Right

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 25,000 GBP

Joan Kathleen Harding Eardley, R.S.A.

Joan Kathleen Harding Eardley, R.S.A.

Drying Salmon Nets

Drying Salmon Nets

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 25,000 GBP

Lot sold:

63,000

GBP

Joan Kathleen Harding Eardley, R.S.A.

1921 - 1963

Drying Salmon Nets


signed EARDLEY (lower right)

oil on canvas

unframed: 45 by 80cm.; 17¾ by 31½in.

framed: 57.5 by 93.5cm.; 22¾ by 36¾in.

Executed in 1951.


We are grateful to Anne Morrison-Hudson and Patrick Elliott for their kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.

Original canvas. The work appears to be in very good overall condition. Some localised areas of cracking to the lower left hand corner and in the upper portion of the composition. Some surface dirt. A few minor surface scuffs and abrasions. UV light inspection reveals no evidence of any retouching or restoration. Held in a gold painted frame.


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The Piccadilly Gallery, London, where acquired circa 1968 and thence by family descent to the present owners
Anon., 'Our Art Critic’, The Scotsman, October 1951
Patrick Elliott, Joan Eardley: Land & Sea – A Life in Catterline, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, 2021, p. 57, illustrated pp. 58-9, fig. 40
Edinburgh, Society of Scottish Artists’, October 1951, no. 99
London, Arts Council of Great Britain, Eight Young Contemporary British Painters, 1952, no. 20, with touring exhibition