A beautiful copy of William Orpen’s book – ‘An Onlooker in France’ comes up for auction at Whyte’s Dublin – September 16, 2019, 6:00 PM GMT. Ballsbridge, Ireland.
Lot 37: Sir William Orpen KBE RA RI RHA (1878-1931) AN ONLOOKER IN FRANCE 1917 – 1919, with ink drawing and signed inscription.
Estimate: €1,000 – €1,500.
UPDATE: NOT SOLD.
Item Overview from Whyte’s catalogue:
Listen to William Orpen’s grandson Richard Olivier reading an extract from An Onlooker in France: – http://www.sirwilliamorpen.com/video-of-william-orpens-grandson-reading-an-extract-from-orpens-book-an-onlooker-in-france/
Lord Dewar by Sir William Orpen.
Link to more info on Lord Dewar see this previous blog post:- http://www.sirwilliamorpen.com/grand-national-champion-sergeant-murphy-things-sir-william-orpen/
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