Sir Cedric Morris (British, 1889-1982) Wild Geese 24 x 18 in.
Lot 15
Sir Cedric Morris (British, 1889-1982) Wild Geese 61 x 46 cm. (24 x 18 in.)
Sold for £14,400 (US$ 23,112) inc. premium

Lot Details
Property of a Private Collector
Sir Cedric Morris (British, 1889-1982)
Wild Geese
signed 'CEDRIC MORRIS' (lower right)
oil on board
61 x 46 cm. (24 x 18 in.)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    With Arthur Tooth & Sons, London
    Lady Lubbock
    Sale; Christie's, London, 20 September 1990, lot 32
    Sale; Sotheby's, London, 2 October 1991, lot 169
    Private Collection, U.K.

    EXHIBITED:
    London, The Tate Gallery, Cedric Morris, 28 March - 13 May 1984, (where lent by Lady Lubbock), cat.no.43

    LITERATURE:
    Richard Morphet, Cedric Morris, Tate Gallery Publications, London, 1984, p.107, cat.no.43, p.50 (coll.ill)

    'A work (or works) with this title was shown at the opening exhibition of the Wertheim Gallery, London, in the autumn of 1930 (no catalogue traced) and in Morris's one-man exhibition at Tooth's in 1934. The nearer flight of birds is of Barnacle Geese. Those on the ground appear to be Pink-footed Geese.' (Richard Morphet, Cedric Morris, Tate Gallery Publications, London, 1984, p.107)
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