Whyte’s auction – Irish & International Art. 2nd December 2019. RDS, Dublin. Lot 18.

Estimate: €800 – €1,200. UPDATE: Sold for €2,300.

Nadine’s Coat by Sir William Orpen K.B.E., R.A., R.I., R.H.A. (1878-1931).
Size: 10.50 by 8 inches (26.7 by 20.3cm).
 
Title: NADINE’S COAT, BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON, DIEPPE.
Medium: ink
Signature:  ‘mailliw nepro’ and titled lower left.
(Orpen did occasionally sign his name backwards).
Text from Whyte’s catalogue.
Post by Dominic Lee.