Mervyn Peake (British, 1911-1968) A portrait of Caroline Norton
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Mervyn Peake (British, 1911-1968) A portrait of Caroline Norton
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Mervyn Peake (British, 1911-1968)
A portrait of Caroline Norton
signed 'Peake' (lower right) oil on canvas
61 x 46cm (24 x 18 1/8in).

Footnotes

  • Caroline Norton (later Caroline Lucas) sat for Mervy Peake when he was working on the series of illustrations for 'Alice in Wonderland'. This painting can be dated to the spring of 1945.

    To be included in Peter Winnington's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of Mervyn Peake's paintings.
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  1. Richard Hopkinson
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    Bonhams
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    Chester, CH3 5TD
    United Kingdom
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