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Glyn Warren Philpot 

(London 1884-1937)


A young man, possibly George Bridgman, c.1931-32


oil on canvas

signed lower right with monogram ‘GP’

45.7 x 38.1 cm.


Provenance

The Leicester Galleries, London, 1932; where acquired by

Private collection, London; bequeathed to

Private collection, London; their sale

Philip’s, London, 25 November 1997, lot 74;

Private collection, New York.


Literature

O. Brown & C. Phillips, ‘Catalogue of an Exhibition of Recent Paintings and

Sculpture by Glyn Philpot, R.A.’, London 1932, p.3, no.3.


Exhibited

London, Leicester Galleries, An Exhibition of Recent Paintings and Sculpture

by Glyn Philpot, R.A, June 1932, no. 3.


The sitter bears some resemblance to George Bridgman, a ‘ne’er-do-well’ who was a boxer and Philpot’s longest-serving model.



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