OUTSTANDING IRISH ART - 1st December 2015

Lot 15

William John Leech RHA ROI (1881-1968)

LES ENFANTS ET LES OMBRES

Oil on canvas, 21 ½” x 28 ¾” (55 x 73cm), signed

Provenance: Private Collection, Coventry, U.K. by whom acquired in the 1950’s

Exhibited: Dublin, Royal Hibernian Academy, 1920, no. 12 (£65.00); London, Cooling Galleries, William John Leech, 1927

Literature: Denise Ferran, William John Leech, An Irish Painter Abroad, London, 1996, p.76 (as ‘present whereabouts unknown’)

Sold Price: €56000

AUCTION DETAILS:

OUTSTANDING IRISH ART
Tuesday 1st December 2015
35 Kildare Street, Dublin 2