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Lot 321

*CLARE LEIGHTON (1898-1989) 'The Farmer's Year - A Calendar of English Husbandry'

a set of twelve woodcut engravings, each representing a month of the year: 'January - Lambing', 'February - Lopping', 'March - Threshing', 'April - Sowing', 'May - Sheep Shearing', 'June - Hay-Making', 'July - Cottage Gardens', 'August - Harvesting', 'September - Apple-Picking', 'October - Cider-Making', 'November - Ploughing' and 'December - The Fat Stock Market' (12)

Provenance: Westvale, Nailwell, Bath. The former home of Baron and Lady Craigmyle

Condition Report: click here
Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500
Bidding ended. Lot is unsold.

All works framed uniformally - January has a different coloured mount to the remainder of the year

All works showing uniform discolouration form exposure to sunlight, this is most evident to the 'Sheep Shearing' image, as this has slipped in its mount exposing the original colour of the paper normally hidden by the mount

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