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    Sale 2514 | Lot 18
    Price Realized: $9,375With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2514 Lot 18

      HENRY SCOTT TUKE (1858-1929)

      Two Boys Rowing.

      Color pastels on tan wove paper. 13 1/4x8 1/4 inches, 34x21 cm. Signed and dated in pastel, lower left recto. 1915.

      Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

      Tuke was an English artist who showed artistic acumen from a young age; some of his drawings were published when he was just 5 years old. He became friends with Oscar Wilde and other prominent gay writers and poets. He tested his skill as a poet with Sonnet to Youth, which he published anonymously. He is most well-known for his maritime paintings, though his paintings of youthful men were rediscovered by the gay community in the 1970s.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $9,375