For sale – Portrait by Sir William Orpen of his wife Grace.

Christie’s Auction – Modern British Art, London.

29 September 2020 – Lot 51.

Estimate: £2,000 – £3,000 (USD 2,586 – USD 3,879).

UPDATE – SOLD for £1500 – Hammer price.

Coloured chalk on dark grey paper – 9 3/8 x 6 ¼ inches (23.8 x 15.8 cm.).
Executed circa 1901.
Provenance:
Private collection, UK.

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A few other chalk portraits by William Orpen (not in this sale) but previously came up for sale at Christie’s on London 9 April 2019.

Grace Orpen (nee Knewstub) by William Orpen.

Self portrait by William Orpen.

The artists mother Annie Orpen (nee Caufeild) by William Orpen.

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Link to Christie’s auction: –