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LOUDON SAINTHILL
1919-1969

The Woman from a Far Country 1947

$5,000–7,000

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LOUDON SAINTHILL

1919-1969
The Woman from a Far Country 1947

gouache and watercolour on paper
signed and dated 'Sainthill 1947.' lower right; inscribed '"The Woman from a Far Country"/ Illustration to poem by Edith Sitwell. / "Though I am black as the darkest trees" / Thou for all my darkness I shall be / The macefathom of a lovely teas."' lower left
55.5 x 42.5 cm
frame: original, maker unknown

  • Lot Sold $10,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $12,500 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

The Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
Mr H.A. McClure Smith, Sydney, acquired from the above in April 1947
Private Collection, Sydney, by descent from the above

Exhibited

Loudon Sainthill, The Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 16-28 April 1947, uncatalogued

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