Lot 190: 1921: Arthur Griffith, Sir John Lavery lithograph print, signed by both.
January 21, 2017
Dublin, IrelandLive Auction
1921: Arthur Griffith, Sir John Lavery lithograph print, signed by both.
Framed, signed in lower margin by both artist and sitters. Printed by Wilson Hartnell & Co. Publishers, Dublin.
h:20 w:16.50 in.
Other Notes: This and a similar print of Lavery''s portrait of Michael Collins were sold in a limited edition (quantity unknown but believed to be less than 100) to raise funds for Sinn Fein. About 20 examples of each have been recorded in auctions over the past two decades.