Lot #404 in Summer Two Day Fine Art Sale
Summer Two Day Fine Art Sale
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- Lot No.
- ERNEST GROOME (fl. mid 20th century)
'7 Eccles Street',
signed, inscribed 1/3 and dated (19)77,
I. 27 1/2 x 24 in (69.8 x 60.9cm)
Sold with a further limited edition colour lithograph by Ernest Groome depicting 'The Actor James Blanchard as James Joyce', signed, inscribed, and numbered '1/3,' 24 x 36 in; two (2)
James Joyce's most famous work Ulysees (1922) follows the movement of the character Leopold Bloom through a single day on June 16th 1904. In Joyce's work '7 Eccles Street' was Leopold Bloom's fictional home. In reality that address was a Georgian three storey house in Dublin that was demolished in April 1967.
'Ernest Groome's lithographs on Ulysees, shown at the Dublin Symposiumin 1977... show (Joyce's) more independently inter-pretative mind' (James Elkins, 'Joyce in Art', p 342 )
- Sale Section
- Paintings, Prints & Maps
- Sale Price
- Not Sold