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Pastoral, 1950

Oil on canvas
21 × 29 in
53.3 × 73.7 cm
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Phillips

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“I invite you to take a stroll through the House of Wild Beasts,” coaxes the …

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From the Catalogue:
“I invite you to take a stroll through the House of Wild Beasts,” coaxes the precocious narrator to the mad queen in Carrington’s short story “The Royal Command” (1939), as she sets a Surrealist scene of leonine assassination. “We went down to the quiet garden,” she recounts, bid by a stern cypress …

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Signed "Leonora Carrington" lower left
Leonora Carrington
British-Mexican, 1917–2011
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Painter and novelist Leonora Carrington redefined female symbolism and imagery in Surrealism. …

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Painter and novelist Leonora Carrington redefined female symbolism and imagery in Surrealism. Working in oil painting, traditional bronze and cast iron sculpture, and mixed-media sculpture that incorporated wood, glass, and iron objects, Carrington, a one-time romantic companion and muse of the Surrealist Max Ernst, …

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From the Catalogue:
“I invite you to take a stroll through the House of Wild Beasts,” coaxes the …

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From the Catalogue:
“I invite you to take a stroll through the House of Wild Beasts,” coaxes the precocious narrator to the mad queen in Carrington’s short story “The Royal Command” (1939), as she sets a Surrealist scene of leonine assassination. “We went down to the quiet garden,” she recounts, bid by a stern cypress …

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Signature
Signed "Leonora Carrington" lower left
Leonora Carrington
British-Mexican, 1917–2011
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Painter and novelist Leonora Carrington redefined female symbolism and imagery in Surrealism. …

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Painter and novelist Leonora Carrington redefined female symbolism and imagery in Surrealism. Working in oil painting, traditional bronze and cast iron sculpture, and mixed-media sculpture that incorporated wood, glass, and iron objects, Carrington, a one-time romantic companion and muse of the Surrealist Max Ernst, …

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Pastoral, 1950

Oil on canvas
21 × 29 in
53.3 × 73.7 cm
Bidding closed
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