Lot 10: M. EYRE PROUDMAN (1906 - ?). SEE INDIA / JODHPUR. 1934. 39x25 inches, 99x63 cm. G. Claridge & Co., Bombay.
November 8, 2012
New York, NY, USALive Auction
M. EYRE PROUDMAN (1906 - ?) SEE INDIA / JODHPUR. 1934.
39 1/4x25 inches, 99 1/2x63 1/2 cm. G. Claridge & Co., Bombay.
Condition A- / B+: repaired tears and minor restoration in corners and margins.
A view of the 17th century Mehrangarh Fort in the hills above Jodhpur. Proudman was a "painter, illustrator, print maker and designer of many objects . . . whose correct name was Maureen Patey Proudman (Eyre was her maiden name). She graduated art in Rome, also studying at Royal College of Art under Ernest Tristram and William Rothenstein. Exhibited in Italy, India, Leicester Galleries, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool and elsewhere in the provinces" (Artists in Britain since 1945 p. 135).