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Orpen, Sir William, 1878-1931
[Illustrated letter from William Orpen to Mrs St George with a sketch of the artist driving a rolls royce]
Final-page of a hand-written letter, on 8, South Bolton Gardens headed paper, in which Orpen writes that he is buying a rolls royce. This is illustrated in a humorous sketch. He also mentions that he is not going to America.
Graves Collection of William Orpen Letters
25.7 x 20.6 cm.
Ink on paper
Presented by Mrs Vivien Graves to the National Gallery of Ireland in 1974.
Opren bought a rolls royce in 1914. He earned £5436 that year.
By appointment only
Private Collection
Illustrated letter
Prints & Drawings Department
Sir William Orpen