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Agatha Christie is seated in an arabic arched interior, which looks like the expedition house at Chagar Bazar where she spent some time with her husband, Sir Max Mallowan (the archaeologist), between 1932 to 1937. In his memoirs he mentions seeing her seated in their dining-room mending the pottery and looking a picture of happiness in the painting by 'Dora'. The artist was the daughter of Ruskin's biographer, W.
oil on canvas laid on board
50 x 42 cm
gift from Mrs Rosalind Hicks, Anthony Hicks and Mathew Prichard, 2006
National Trust, Greenway
Greenway Road Galmpton, near Brixham, Devon TQ5 0ES EnglandView venue
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