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Fanny Currey (1848 - 1912)

Lot 150: Fanny Wilmot Currey WCSI 1848-1917 WOMAN WITH A BASKET ON A RIVER BANK signed lower left watercolour over pencil 24 by 34cm., 9.5 by 13 5in. Fanny

Whyte's

September 21, 2004
Dublin, Ireland

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Fanny Wilmot Currey WCSI 1848-1917 WOMAN WITH A BASKET ON A RIVER BANK signed lower left watercolour over pencil 24 by 34cm., 9.5 by 13 5in. Fanny Currey was one of the founder members of the Irish Amateur Drawing Society, which later became WCSI. She was the daughter of Francis Edmund Currey, agent to the Duke of Devonshire and resident in Lismore Castle, Co. Waterford. Among her friends were Helen O'Hara the watercolourist, and the well-known authors Somerville and Ross. Aside from an extensive exhibiting career, she was also a published author and a passionate gardener. See Snoddy, pp. 122-123.

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