Lot 77: William Eric Horsbrugh-Porter (1905-1985) WINTER BERRIES
24 October 2016
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Description: signed with initials lower right; titled and with artist's details on reverse
Notes: Horsbrugh-Porter, a native of Dalkey Co. Dublin, attended the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art before continuing his education at the renowned Slade School, London, where he held both the Slade Scholarship and the Robert Ross Scholarship. In 1928 he collaborated with his friend, the London born artist Stephen Bone, painting murals for Piccadilly Underground; the pair also shared a flat in Knightsbridge. From 1926 to 1974 he showed more than forty works at the Royal Hibernian Academy, including Wild Roses in 1972, his second penultimate exhibition in the RHA prior to his death in 1985.
Provenance: Collection of George & Maura McClelland
Dimensions: h:12 w:16in.
Artist or Maker: William Eric Horsbrugh-Porter (1905-1985)
Medium: oil on canvas board; (unframed)