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Evie Hone

Still Life | Nature morte

Evie Hone

Evie Hone

Still Life | Nature morte

Still Life | Nature morte

Evie Hone

1894 - 1955

Still Life


signed HONE (lower right)

watercolour, gouache, pen and ink on paper

unframed: 35.5 by 39cm.; 14 by 15¼in.

framed: 67 by 71cm.; 26½ by 28in.

Executed circa 1941. 


We are grateful to Dr Joseph McBrinn for his kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work. 

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Evie Hone

1894 - 1955

Nature morte


signé HONE (en bas à droite)

aquarelle, gouache, plume et encre sur papier

san cadre: 35.5 by 39cm.; 14 by 15¼in.

avec cadre: 67 by 71cm.; 26½ by 28in.

Exécuté vers 1941.


Nous remercions le Dr Joseph McBrinn pour son aimable assistance dans le catalogage du présent oeuvre

The sheet appears sound and not laid down; cockles slightly. Some minor areas of craquelure to some of the thicker areas of gouache. Overall the work appears in good condition ready to hang.


Held under glass in a white and gilt-edged frame with a white mount.


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Given by the Artist to Eric Newton

By whom presented to Miss Jennifer Williams, by 1958

Pyms Gallery, London

Mr and Mrs O'Donovan

Private Collection

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Offert par l'artiste à Eric Newton

Par qui présenté à Miss Jennifer Williams, par 1958

Pyms Gallery, Londres

M. et Mme O'Donovan

Collection privée

Dublin, Dawson Street Gallery, 1947

Dublin, University College, The Great Hall, Evie Hone Memorial Exhibition, 29 July - 5 September 1958, no.32, with tour to Tate Gallery, London, 7 January - 15 February 1959, no.59 (lent by Miss Jennifer Williams)

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Dublin, Dawson Street Gallery, 1947

Dublin, University College, The Great Hall, Evie Hone Memorial Exhibition, 29 juillet - 5 septembre 1958, no.32, avec tournée à la Tate Gallery, Londres, 7 janvier - 15 février 1959, no.59 (prêt de Miss Jennifer Williams)

Evie Hone is another artist who holds a prominent place in the development of modernism in Ireland in the early 20th century. It was when studying at the Westminster School of Art in London under Walter Sickert that she met fellow Irish contemporary Mainie Jellett. The two Dubliners subsequently travelled to Paris in 1920 where they worked under André Lhote and Albert Gleizes, and continued to visit Gleizes studio yearly through the 20s and exhibit in Paris. Learning the fundamentals of Cubism, Hone and Jellett brought these new ideas back to Ireland. Later, Hone's work diverged from pure abstraction and she turned her attention to stained-glass, in which she became highly accomplished. Her work possess a strong sense of form and colour which is evident in the present Still Life. 

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Evie Hone est une autre artiste qui occupe une place importante dans le développement du modernisme en Irlande au début du XXe siècle. C'est lorsqu'elle étudiait à la Westminster School of Art de Londres sous la direction de Walter Sickert qu'elle a rencontré Mainie Jellett, une autre contemporaine irlandaise. Les deux Dublinois se sont ensuite rendus à Paris en 1920, où ils ont travaillé sous la direction d'André Lhote et d'Albert Gleizes. Ils ont continué à visiter le studio de Gleizes chaque année pendant les années 20 et à exposer à Paris. Apprenant les principes fondamentaux du cubisme, Hone et Jellett ramènent ces nouvelles idées en Irlande. Plus tard, l'œuvre de Hone s'éloigne de l'abstraction pure et se tourne vers le vitrail, dans lequel elle devient très accomplie. Ses œuvres possèdent un sens aigu de la forme et de la couleur, ce qui est évident dans la présente Nature morte