Sean Keating (Irish, 1889-1977) Jimmy O'Dea 76.7 x 66.2 cm. (30 1/4 x 26 1/8 in.)
Lot 48AR
Seán Keating P.R.H.A. (Irish, 1889-1977) Jimmy O'Dea in costume 76.7 x 66.2 cm. (30 1/4 x 26 1/8 in.)
Sold for £12,500 (US$ 21,010) inc. premium
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Seán Keating P.R.H.A. (Irish, 1889-1977)
Jimmy O'Dea in costume
signed 'KEATING' (lower right) and inscribed 'JIMMY O'DEA.' (on the canvas overlap)
oil on canvas
76.7 x 66.2 cm. (30 1/4 x 26 1/8 in.)

Footnotes

  • James "Jimmy" O'Dea (1899-1965) was an Irish actor and comedian. He enjoyed a successful career in film and theatre throughout the U.K. and Ireland and often partnered Maureen Potter (1925-2004).

    Here, Keating has depicted him in a cavalier costume as a character out of the 17th Century world of Dutch painter Frans Hals.

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