The Welsh Sale

Sat 21 March 2020, 10:30 AM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

The Welsh Sale

Lot 342

SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA oil on canvas - two Patagonia gauchos on horseback with sheepdog under a pink sky, handwritten title verso `Riders in Cwm Hyfryd 1970`, signed with initials, 49 x 49cms¦Auctioneer`s Note: Sir Kyffin Williams said of his 1968 adventure in Patagonia, `...the light in Cwm Hyfryd was remarkable and often in the evenings, the sky became blue-black making the land appear as vivid gold in comparison...it was through a gap in the hills, that many years earlier a party of Welsh riders who had set out from Dyffryn Camwy to find the valley so praised by the Indians, that suddenly I saw what they believed was their promised land. ``Dyma gwm hyfryd``, exclaimed an excited rider and Cwm Hyfryd (Pleasant Valley) it has remained ever since.¦

Guide price
£17000 - £22000

Hammer price £17,000.00