Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson (British, 1889-1946) On the Adriatic 34.6 x 24.4 cm. (13 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.)
Lot 92AR
Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson
(British, 1889-1946)
On the Adriatic 34.6 x 24.4 cm. (13 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.)
Sold for £ 4,375 (US$ 5,834) inc. premium

Lot Details
Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson (British, 1889-1946)
On the Adriatic
signed 'C.R.W. Nevinson' (lower right)
pencil, watercolour and gouache
34.6 x 24.4 cm. (13 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    With The Leicester Galleries, London
    Miss Swan
    With Ewan Mundy Fine Art, Glasgow, where acquired by
    Professors Sir Kenneth and Lady Noreen Murray

    Exhibited
    London, The Leicester Galleries, Watercolours from Nature by C.R.W. Nevinson, March-April 1932, cat.no.94

    Professor Sir Kenneth Murray FRS FRSE FRCPath (30 December 1930–7 April 2013) and his wife Lady Noreen Elizabeth Murray (née Parker) CBE, FRS FRSE (26 February 1935–12 May 2011) were both molecular biologists. They and their team developed the vaccine against hepatitis B, the first genetically-engineered vaccine approved for human use. Together they founded the Darwin Trust of Edinburgh, a charity supporting young biologists in their doctoral studies. This charity, of which Sir Kenneth was Chairman, will benefit from the sale of this lot.
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