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FS14: Two Day Fine Art Sale

Sam Haile (1909-1948) - Giffre At Morillon, Haute Savoie

Auction Lot FS14/519

Sam Haile (1909-1948) - Giffre at Morillon, Haute Savoie - signed and dated Haile 1939 bottom right further signed, inscribed and dated 1939 on the reverse watercolour 49.5 x 60cm, unframed.

Sam Haile (1909-1948) - Giffre At Morillon, Haute Savoie (FS14/519) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 18th April 2012 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

Sam Haile (1909-1948) - Giffre at Morillon, Haute Savoie - signed and dated Haile 1939 bottom right further signed, inscribed and dated 1939 on the reverse watercolour 49.5 x 60cm, unframed.

This lot is subject to Droit de Suite.

Provenance

Marianne De Trey Sam (TS) Haile; Potter And Painter. Studied At The Royal College Of Art And Showed An Early Interest In Surrealism And In Innovative Artists Like Picasso, Klee And Henry Moore. Haile Met The Potter Marianne De Trey And They Married In 1938. Night Time Was Reserved For The Interpretation Of Dreams And Surrealist Painting And The Days For Making And Teaching Pottery. He Made A Number Of Visits To The French Alps With Marianne And There He Made A Series Of Watercolours Which Celebrate The Scale And Grandeur Of The Mountains And Valleys. Between 1940-1943, As A Pacifist, The Hailes Moved To New York. In 1943 He Was Forced To Join The US Army As A Non-combatant Being Transferred To The British Army At The End Of That Year. In 1947 The Hailes Set-up Shop At Dartington. Sam Was Tragically Killed In A Road Accident In 1948

Price Realised

£600

Department

Pictures

Fine Art Knowledge Base

Sale Information

FS14: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Wednesday, 18th April 2012
Okehampton Street, Exeter

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