Paul Henry R.H.A. (Irish, 1876-1958) Dugort bay, achill island 38 x 45.7cm. (15 x 18in)
Lot 28*AR
Paul Henry R.H.A. (Irish, 1876-1958) Dugort Bay, Achill Island 38 x 45.7 cm. (15 x 18 in.)
Sold for £37,250 (US$ 58,288) inc. premium

Lot Details
Paul Henry R.H.A. (Irish, 1876-1958)
Dugort Bay, Achill Island
signed 'PAUL HENRY' (lower left)
oil on canvas
38 x 45.7 cm. (15 x 18 in.)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Probably presented to Clemens J. France, Detroit, a member of the US Committee of Enquiry on Conditions in Ireland, by the people of Ireland in gratitude for his work on the Constitution of the Irish Free State, circa 1922
    Gifted by Clemens J. France to the family of the current owner, circa 1950
    Private Collection, Maryland, USA

    The present work is probably a view of Slievemore, Dugort Bay, Achill and can be dated 1918-22 on stylistic grounds.

    Please note that this work will be included in Dr. S.B Kennedy's ongoing catalogue of Paul Henry's work, and is numbered 1260.

    We are grateful to Dr. S.B Kennedy for his assistance in cataloguing this lot.
Auction information

Bonhams' November sale achieved a number of high profile records, including the highest price in London that week within a sale of Modern British Art - Allies by Lawrence Holofcener fetched an impressive £409,250. The department are especially proud to have secured a new world auction record for Walter Richard Sickert. Painted circa 1904, Woman in Profile with Downcast Eyes was discovered in Australia and following intense bidding realized £229,250. Irish Art fared well too, with Paul Henry's charming Old-Age Pensioners going for £109,250 while Colin finding Irish buyers.

The next auction will take place on 29 May and closes for entry in April. Already consigned are museum quality works that are fresh to market by LS Lowry, FE McWilliam and Edward Seago, among others.

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