Liss Llewellyn Fine Art - Fyffe Christie: The Artist's Cat, Carmen, circa 1955

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Fyffe Christie:
The Artist's Cat, Carmen, circa 1955

Framed (ref: 5580)
Oil on board,
10 1/2 x 8 in. (27 x 20.2 cm.)

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Provenance: in the artist’s possession until 1979; thence with
his wife Eleanor Christie-Chatterley until 2012.
Literature: Buckman, David, Nature and Humanity, The Work
of Fyffe Christie, 1918:1979, Sansom & Co, 2004

After Fyffe and Eleanor married in 1952 they rented a flat overlooking the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow, with one large living /dining room/ studio, and one small bedroom adjoining, sharing a tiny kitchen and bathroom with the other tenants..and their white Cat, called Carmen.


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