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FS33: Two Day Fine Art Sale

Dorothea Sharp [1874-1955] - A Summer's Day; Two Young Girls Walking Through A Cornfield

Auction Lot FS33/429

Dorothea Sharp [1874-1955] - A Summer's Day; two young girls walking through a cornfield - signed Dorothea Sharp bottom left oil on canvas 76 x 50cm.

Dorothea Sharp [1874-1955] - A Summer's Day; Two Young Girls Walking Through A Cornfield (FS33/429) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 24th January 2017 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

Dorothea Sharp [1874-1955] - A Summer's Day; two young girls walking through a cornfield - signed Dorothea Sharp bottom left oil on canvas 76 x 50cm.

This lot is subject to Droit de Suite.

Provenance

With Arthur Howell, St George's Gallery. Thence By Family Descent. * Biography. Dorothea Sharp Was Born In Dartford, Kent And Trained At The Regent Street Polytechnic Under George Clausen And David Murray, And Also In Paris. It Was In Paris That She Discovered Monet Whose Colour And Light Influenced Her Greatly. Dorothea Visited St Ives In 1920 And Took A Studio At Porthmeor And It Was Here She Met Her Lifelong Friend, The Artist Marcella Smith. She Became A Member Of The St Ives Society Of Artists She Held Her First One Woman Show At The Connell Galleries In 1933 And Exhibited Regularly At The Royal Academy And The R BA. In The Mid 1940s She Returned To Her Blomfield Road Studios In London Where She Continued To Paint And Exhibit. She Is Best Known For Her Landscapes And Naturalistic Studies Of Children At Play. Sale Date 24th January 2017 Illustration Charge £100

Price Realised

£48,000

Department

Pictures

Sale Information

FS33: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 24th January 2017
Wednesday, 25th January 2017

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 2:30pm on Tuesday, 24th January 2017 as part of the Oil Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings and Pictures section of the sale.

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