Robert Colquhoun (British, 1914-1962) Two Figures 56.5 x 45.5 cm. (22 1/4 x 17 15/16 in.) (An earlier figure study (verso))
Lot 96AR
Robert Colquhoun
(British, 1914-1962)
Two Figures 56.5 x 45.5 cm. (22 1/4 x 17 15/16 in.)
Sold for £ 52,500 (US$ 68,413) inc. premium

Scottish Art

12 Oct 2016, 14:00 BST

Edinburgh

Lot Details
Robert Colquhoun (British, 1914-1962) Two Figures 56.5 x 45.5 cm. (22 1/4 x 17 15/16 in.) (An earlier figure study (verso)) Robert Colquhoun (British, 1914-1962) Two Figures 56.5 x 45.5 cm. (22 1/4 x 17 15/16 in.) (An earlier figure study (verso))
Robert Colquhoun (British, 1914-1962)
Two Figures
signed 'Colquhoun' (upper left)
oil on canvas
56.5 x 45.5 cm. (22 1/4 x 17 15/16 in.)
An earlier figure study (verso)

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Sale; Christie's, Edinburgh, April 30, 1986, lot 163

    Colquhoun began to explore the major theme of 'couples' in the later 1940s, a period of critical success for the Roberts. This work is consistent with images Colquhoun produced after their short trip to Ireland (the coastal village of Crosshaven, in Co. Cork) in 1946.
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