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Modern & Post-War British Art

  Lot 823 §

EDWARD BURRA (1905-1976)

EDWARD BURRA (1905-1976)
Room with a view
executed circa 1929
pencil on paper
62.2 x 50.2 cm (24 1/2 x 19 3/4 in)

with Hamet Gallery, London
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 12 November 1986, lot 164.
with Gillian Jason Gallery, London, where acquired by the present owner.

London, Hamet Gallery, Edward Burra Drawings of the 20s and 30s, October 1971, no. 30.

The present work was executed while Burra was staying Toulon, in the South of France. The steamer in window to the right of the composition relates to that depicted On the Shore (A. Causey, no. 50), executed in 1929.

We are very grateful to Professor Jane Stevenson for her assistance in preparing this catalogue entry.

Sold for £5,000

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