Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Philip Hermogenes Calderon - A Rose of Provence
Price Realized £23,750
signed 'P. H. Calderon' (lower right) and inscribed 'Philip H. Calderon - R.A./Burlington House - Piccadilly W/(A Rose of Provence)' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
35 x 16½ in. (88.9 x 41.1 cm.)
Calderon was born in Poitiers to a Spanish father, formerly a priest, who later became Professor of Spanish Literature at King's College London. He was therefore particularly drawn to choosing French subjects for his pictures.
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