The Convent, Huelgas [Spain]. Lionel Lindsay, 1874–1961 Aust.
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The Convent, Huelgas [Spain]

1927. Drypoint, signed in plate lower left, signed, inscribed “to Harold Wright”, annotated “100, final state (107 proofs)”, titled and dated in pencil in lower margin, 17.6 x 31.4cm. Crinkles to lower right corner of image, stains and creases to lower margin.

Ref: Mendelssohn #412, with title “The convent of Huelgas near Burgos (Huelgas).” Held in NGA, NLA, NGV.

The Abbey of Santa Maria la Real de Las Huelgas is a monastery of Cistercian nuns. “Historically, the monastery has been the site of many weddings of royal families, both foreign and Spanish, including that of Edward I of England to Eleanor of Castile in 1254.” Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL198-93

Price (AUD): $880.00  other currencies

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