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Art & Design post 1880

Absentee bids accepted until Friday, 29 April 2022

Auction date Friday, 29 April 2022 10:30 - 17:30 BST

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Lot Title Estimate Hammer price
247 *MILDRED BENDALL (1891-1977) Still life study
a black tea or coffee pot, a blue and white spotted vase, a pale blue vase, a train ticket and other items on a sideboard, with a mirror reflecting the items behind, Atelier stamp verso, oil on…
£1,500 - £2,500 £6,000 View
248 HENRI GAUDIER-BRZESKA (1891-1915) Horse and Rider
pen and ink on paper, 25cm x 33cm

Provenance: Private family collection, Dorset, formed over generations, including pictures selected by Edward Wolfe RA (1897-1982), a family friend
£500 - £1,000 £800 View
249 *STANLEY SPENCER (1891-1959) Figure study at Cookham
presumably Cookham churchyard, watercolour, oil and pencil on paper, 25cm x 17cm

Provenance: Christie's, London, 13 November 1987, lot 411, listed simply as 'Study'
Private collection, Lennox…
£15,000 - £25,000 £14,500 View
250 *GILBERT SPENCER (1892-1979) Head and shoulders portrait of an elderly woman
signed lower right, pencil, 36cm x 28.5cm

Provenance: Private family collection, Dorset, formed over generations, including pictures selected by Edward Wolfe RA (1897-1982), a family friend
£300 - £500 £280 View
251 *GILBERT SPENCER (1892-1979) Head and shoulders portrait of a gentleman
signed and dated 1933 lower right, pencil, 33cm x 23.5cm

Provenance: Private family collection, Dorset, formed over generations, including pictures selected by Edward Wolfe RA (1897-1982), a family…
£300 - £500 £280 View
252 *GILBERT SPENCER (1892-1979) Head and shoulders portrait of a young man
probably circa 1935, later signed in 1965 and dedicated "for Alf & Kay", pencil, 50cm x 29cm

Provenance: Private family collection, Dorset, formed over generations, including pictures selected…
£200 - £400 £1,700 View
253 *WILLIAM MCCANCE (1894-1970) 'Solemn Head'
signed and dated 1945 lower left, pastels, 37cm x 27xcm

Provenance: Private family collection, Dorset, formed over generations, including pictures selected by Edward Wolfe RA (1897-1982), a family…
£300 - £500 £280 View
254 *DAVID JONES (1895-1974) 'The Crucifixion'
number 41 from the 1979 edition of 60, copper engraving, the image 15cm x 12.25cm

Provenance: Purchased from Anthony d'Offay, London, 1979
Private collection, Lennox Gardens London SW1
£150 - £250 £360 View
255 *DAVID JONES (1895-1974) 'The Mariners'
from 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' suite, number 27 from the edition of 30, copper engraving, the image 17.25cm x 13.5cm

Provenance: Anthony d'Offay, London, 1979
Private collection, Lennox…
£150 - £250 £170 View
256 *ADRIAN HILL (1895-1977) 'Queen Elizabeth Park'
woodland landscape, signed in charcoal and pencil lower right, titled in pencil lower left, mixed media on paper, 24.5cm x 34cm

Provenance: Private collection, Lennox Gardens London SW1
£100 - £200 £90 View
257 *WILLIAM ROBERTS (1895-1980) Nude study
a woman seated, possibly unfinished, signed lower right, further signed in pencil verso, watercolour and pencil, 38cm x 28cm

Provenance: With pencil inscription verso reading "Bought by R.E.S.…
£400 - £800 £360 View
257a *ROBERT SARGENT AUSTIN (1895-1973) 'Nude with Ling the dalmatian, Lingard House, Chiswick'
signed and dated 1938 lower centre, pastel on paper, 42cm x 37cm (2)
£200 - £400 - View
258 *JOHN BUCKLAND WRIGHT (1897-1954) 'Bord du Lac'
signed and dated 1931 in pencil lower right, titled and numbered 12/30 in pencil lower left, wood engraving, the image 13cm x 17.75cm

Provenance: Private family collection, Dorset, formed over…
£150 - £250 £260 View
259 *EDWARD WOLFE (1897-1982) 'Nude'
full-length study of a woman seated in an interior; signed upper right, coloured chalks, 85cm x 59cm

Provenance: Private family collection, Dorset, formed over generations, including pictures…
£2,000 - £4,000 £1,800 View
260 *EDWARD WOLFE (1897-1982) 'Moorish Landscape'
signed lower right, oil on canvas, 75cm x 91cm

Provenance: London Artists' Association label verso, numbered 119
Private family collection, Dorset, formed over generations, including pictures…
£2,000 - £4,000 £9,000 View
261 *EDWARD WOLFE (1897-1982) Mother and Child
signed lower right, with pencil dedication "A merry Xmas Nancy", pencil, 46.5cm x 29.5cm

Provenance: Private family collection, Dorset, formed over generations, including pictures selected by…
£400 - £800 - View
262 *EDWARD WOLFE (1897-1982) Figural study
a woman standing before plants and mountains, with inscription reading "Best wishes from Xmas and the new year Bobby, from Teddy Wolfe", pen and ink, 26cm x 19.5cm

The inscription is almost…
£200 - £400 £360 View
263 *MARCEL DYF (1899-1985) 'Before the Harvest'
Brittany landscape with figures and buildings beside a field of crops, signed lower right, oil on board, 46cm x 56cm
£3,000 - £5,000 £5,000 View
264 *PHILLIP DOUGLAS MACLAGAN (1901-1972) 'Cymbaline's Mount'
landscape with trees, oil on board, 14.5cm x19.5cm

Provenance: Private family collection, Dorset, formed over generations, including pictures selected by Edward Wolfe RA (1897-1982), a family friend
£50 - £100 £100 View
265 *BARNETT FREEDMAN (1901-1954) Barns and Farm Buildings
signed and indistinctly dated lower left, oil on canvas, 26cm x 38cm
£200 - £400 £650 View
266 *EDWARD BISHOP (1902-1997) 'Chinese figure with two poetic trees'
signed, titled and dated 9th Jan 1977 verso, oil on board, 29cm x 19.5cm

Exhibited: Alton Gallery, London, SW13

Provenance: Private collection, Lennox Gardens London SW1
£150 - £250 £180 View
267 *GRAHAM SUTHERLAND (1903-1980) 'Wood Interior (1929/30)'
signed and number 3/60 in pencil to the margin, etching, the image 11.5cm x 16cm

Provenance: Kerrison Preston Esq. and by descent
£1,500 - £2,500 £2,800 View
268 *GRAHAM SUTHERLAND (1903-1980) 'Hanger Hill'
signed and numbered 45/77 in pencil to the margin, etching, the image 13.75cm x 13cm

Provenance: Kerrison Preston Esq. and by descent
£1,000 - £2,000 £1,600 View
269 *GRAHAM SUTHERLAND (1903-1980) 'Michaelmas'
signed in pencil to the margin, etching, the image 8.5cm x 7cm

Provenance: Kerrison Preston Esq. and by descent
£500 - £1,000 £1,300 View

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