Robert Colquhoun (British, 1914-1962) Portrait of Erica Pomerans

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Lot 74
Robert Colquhoun
(British, 1914-1962)
Portrait of Erica Pomerans

Sold for £ 23,400 (US$ 32,255) inc. premium

Fine Paintings

5 Dec 2008, 11:00 GMT

Edinburgh

Robert Colquhoun (British, 1914-1962)
Portrait of Erica Pomerans
oil on canvas,
91 x 71cm (35 13/16 x 27 15/16in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance : With Hazlitt Holland Hibbert
    Bobby Hunt
    Exhibited : Robert Colquhoun, 1981, City of Edinburgh Art Galleries
    'A Tribute to Muriel Belcher', Colony Room Club, Soho, May-September 1981, no 38 (loaned by Michael Parkin Fine Art).
    Note : Painted in 1957. Erica recalls meeting 'the two Roberts' as a 20 year old in 1957, when they moved to Suffolk, and getting to know them well. She was unaware that Colquhoun had painted her portrait until she saw it exhibited at the Mayor Gallery after his death.
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