Mortimer Luddington Menpes RI, RBA, RE (British, 1855-1938) Burmese village (in a fluted panel frame)

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Lot 51
Mortimer Luddington Menpes RI, RBA, RE
(British, 1855-1938)
Burmese village

Sold for £ 4,375 (US$ 5,575) inc. premium
Mortimer Luddington Menpes RI, RBA, RE (British, 1855-1938)
Burmese village
signed 'Mortimer.Menpes.' (lower right), inscribed 'Burma' on reverse
oil on board
15.9 x 17.5cm (6 1/4 x 6 7/8in).
in a fluted panel frame

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    with Dowdeswell and Dowdeswell, London
    J.S.Forbes Esq.
    with J.L.W. Bird Fine Art Dealer, London
    Private collection, UK

    Exhibited
    London, Royal Geographical Society, July 1890
    London, Dowdeswell Galleries, Paintings, Drawings, Etchings and Diamond Points on Ivory of India, Burma and Cashmere, 18 April-23 May 1891, no.115 (this exhibition contained 121 paintings, 30 pencil drawings, 12 drypoints and 11 diamond prints on ivory)
    Adelaide, Art Gallery of South Australia, 14 June-7 September 2014

    Literature
    Julie Robinson, Adelaide, The World of Mortimer Menpes, 2014, illustrated in colour p.81

    Painted 1889-90.

    The fluted panel frame was made in Japan then gilded in London.
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Mortimer Luddington Menpes RI, RBA, RE (British, 1855-1938) Burmese village (in a fluted panel frame)
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