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Blazing a Trail / Joan Gillchrest (British, 1918-2008) Pink Flamingos and Lighthouse 66 x 83.7 cm. (26 x 32 7/8 in.) (Painted circa 1977)

Lot 45
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Joan Gillchrest
(British, 1918-2008)
Pink Flamingos and Lighthouse 66 x 83.7 cm. (26 x 32 7/8 in.)
28 September 2022, 15:00 BST
London, New Bond Street

£7,000 - £10,000

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Joan Gillchrest (British, 1918-2008)

Pink Flamingos and Lighthouse
signed with initials 'JG' (lower left)
oil on paper laid on board
66 x 83.7 cm. (26 x 32 7/8 in.)
Painted circa 1977

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Provenance
With Windsor & Eton Fine Arts, Windsor, 7 August 1978, where acquired by
Miss N. Palmer, and thence by descent to the present owner
Private Collection, U.K.

Painted from the viewpoint of Hayle, situated on the opposite side of St. Ives Bay, Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a number of tropical birds, including flamingos, which Gillchrest returned to as a subject on numerous occasions.

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