Sir Kyffin Williams R.A. (British, 1918-2006) Milein Cosman 76.2 x 60.9 cm. (30 x 24 in.)
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Sir Kyffin Williams R.A.
(British, 1918-2006)
Milein Cosman 76.2 x 60.9 cm. (30 x 24 in.)
Sold for £22,500 (US$ 37,779) inc. premium
Lot Details
Sir Kyffin Williams R.A. (British, 1918-2006)
Milein Cosman
signed with initials 'KW' (upper left) and titled 'MILEIN COSMAN' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
76.2 x 60.9 cm. (30 x 24 in.)
Painted in 1961

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Acquired by the mother of the present owner from the 1968 exhibition
    Private Collection, U.K.

    EXHIBITED:
    London, Royal Academy of Arts, Summer Exhibition, 4 May-4 August 1968, cat.no.940
    Anglesey, Oriel Ynys Mon, Kyffin Williams; Portraits, 3 April-30 May 1993, cat.no.11 (where lent by the present owner)

    LITERATURE:
    Nicholas Sinclair, Kyffin Williams, Lund Humphries, Aldershot, 2004, p.81, pl.64 (col.ill as Milein Cosman-Keller)

    Milein Cosman is a German born artist whose practice is dominated by studies of musicians. She studied at the Slade (1939-42) alongside Williams and sat for at least two known paintings by him.
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