Lot 238: Gertler (Mark, 1891-1939). Study of a Jewish Elder, 1924, charcoal on artist's board, inscribed by the artist lower right 'To Siegfried from Mark, 1924, Xmas', further inscribed by Siegfried Sassoon in pencil to verso 'Given me by Mark Gertler, Xmas 1924 at Garsington', slightly frayed at corners, 41 x 28cm (16 x 11ins). Provenance: From the Roy Davids Collection. Siegfried Sassoon and Mark Gertler (both of Jewish origin) met frequently in the years following the First World War at Garsington Manor, the home of society hostess Lady Ottoline Morrell. (1)
Dominic Winter's Fine Art & Antiques Auction July 2015
Thursday, 16th July 2015
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