Sir Gerald Festus Kelly (British, 1879-1972) Burmese Dancer No.3; The Incantation 158.7 x 94 cm. (62 1/2 x 37 in.)
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Sir Gerald Festus Kelly (British, 1879-1972) Burmese Dancer No.3; The Incantation 158.7 x 94 cm. (62 1/2 x 37 in.)
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Sir Gerald Festus Kelly (British, 1879-1972)
Burmese Dancer No.3; The Incantation
signed 'Kelly' (lower left); further signed and inscribed 'Burmese Dancer No.3./"THE INCANTATION"/Gerald Kelly/65 Gloucester Place/Portman Sq./London W.1.' (verso)
oil on canvas
158.7 x 94 cm. (62 1/2 x 37 in.)
(unframed)

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  • EXHIBITED:
    Probably Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery, Forty Fifth Autumn Exhibition of Modern Art, 11 October-8 January 1915, cat.no.432 (as The Incantation) (where lent by the artist)
    Probably London, Royal Academy of Art, Sir Gerald Kelly, 12 October-15 December 1957, cat.no.176 (as The Incantation (B.F.60)) (where lent by the artist)
    Probably London, Royal Academy of Art, The One Hundred and Ninety-Third Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, 1961, cat.no.581 (as Ma Bala Khin Dancing (B.f.60))

    A note in the Royal Academy catalogue for the Sir Gerald Kelly exhibition of 1957 indicates that this work was begun circa 1914 and finished in 1957.
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