Modern British Art Day Sale

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 18.06.2019

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Alan Reynolds (1926-2014)

Alan Reynolds (1926-2014) Summer Legend signed and dated 'Reynolds/55' (lower right) oil on board 18 1/8 x 23 7/8 in. (46 x 60.6 cm.) Painted in 1955. Provenance with Redfern Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner's husband on 4 September 1963

Lot #: 104

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Keith Vaughan (1912-1977)

Keith Vaughan (1912-1977) Bird-Man signed, inscribed and dated 'BIRD-MAN/1972/Keith Vaughan' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 40 x 36 in. (101.6 x 91.4 cm.) Painted in 1972. Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by Leonard and Roxanne Rosoman

Lot #: 108

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Eric Ravilious (1903-1942)

Eric Ravilious (1903-1942) HMS Tetcott signed 'Eric Ravilious' (lower right) pencil and watercolour on paper 16 x 22 ¼ in. (40.6 x 56.5 cm.) Executed in 1941. Provenance Given by the artist as a wedding gift to Commanding officer, Lieutenant Richard Rycroft, Royal Navy, who was married in Liverpool

Lot #: 112

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Kenneth Armitage, R.A. (1916-2002)

Kenneth Armitage, R.A. (1916-2002) Children Playing numbered '3' (on the reverse) bronze with a dark grey patina 12 3/8 in. (31.4 cm.) wide, excluding marble base Conceived in 1953 and cast in an edition of 6. Provenance with Piccadilly Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner's family

Lot #: 115

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Edward Burra (1905-1976)

Edward Burra (1905-1976) Elderberries stamped with signature 'E.J. Burra' (lower right) pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper 40 ½ x 28 ½ in. (102.8 x 72.4 cm.) Executed circa 1952-59. Provenance with Lefevre Gallery, London. Neil ('Bunny') Roger, London. with Lefevre Gallery, London, where

Lot #: 118

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Tristram Hillier, R.A. (1905-1983)

Tristram Hillier, R.A. (1905-1983) La Table signed 'Hillier' (upper right) and inscribed ‘LA TABLE’ (on the stretcher) oil on canvas 24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8 cm.) Painted in 1932-33. Provenance Eric Gregory, London. Anonymous sale; Christie’s, London, 6 March 1998, lot 26, as ‘Composition (Objects on

Lot #: 120

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Franciszka Themerson (1907-1988)

Franciszka Themerson (1907-1988) Interlude signed 'Themerson' (lower right) oil on canvas 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm.) Painted in 1947. Provenance The artist, and by descent

Lot #: 121

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Frank Bowling, R.A. (b. 1934)

Frank Bowling, R.A. (b. 1934) Swan oil on canvas 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm.) Painted in 1964. Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by David Methuen Campbell in the 1960s

Lot #: 130

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Henry Moore, O.M., C.H. (1898-1986)

Henry Moore, O.M., C.H. (1898-1986) Ideas for Wood Carving: Three Reclining Figures signed and dated 'Moore/42' (lower right) pencil, ink, charcoal, coloured crayon and watercolour on paper 23 x 17 7/8 in. (58.3 x 45.5 cm.) Executed in 1942. Provenance with Leicester Galleries, London. Anonymous

Lot #: 142

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976)

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) Steps pencil on paper 15 x 12 5/8 in. (38 x 32 cm.) Executed circa 1938. There is a drawing by the same hand of the lower half of a male torso on the reverse

Lot #: 151

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Christopher Wood (1901-1930)

Christopher Wood (1901-1930) Bathers signed and dated 'C. Wood./'25' (lower right) oil on canvas 14 x 18 in. (35.5 x 45.5 cm.) Painted in 1925. Provenance The artist's family. Mrs Hutchinson. Anonymous sale; Sotheby’s, London, 13 March 1974, lot 114, where purchased by the present owner

Lot #: 167

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Sir John Lavery, R.A., R.S.A., R.H.A. (1856-1941)

Sir John Lavery, R.A., R.S.A., R.H.A. (1856-1941) The Little White Boats, Cap Ferrat signed 'J. Lavery' (lower right), signed again, inscribed and dated 'THE LITTLE/WHITE BOATS./BY/JOHN LAVERY./1921.' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 61 cm.) Painted in 1921. Provenance Anonymous

Lot #: 173

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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William Turnbull (1922-2012)

William Turnbull (1922-2012) Metamorphic Venus 2 signed with monogram, dated and numbered '82/5/6' (on the reverse at the base) bronze with a light brown patina, on a York stone base 26 ¼ in. (58.4 cm.) high, including York stone base Conceived in 1982. Provenance with Waddington Galleries, London

Lot #: 206

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975)

Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975) Three Forms (Extra Eye) signed, numbered, dated and inscribed with the Morris Singer studio stamp 'Barbara Hepworth 1969 6/9 M/S' (on the back edge of the base) polished and painted patina on a bronze base 9 in. (22.8 cm.) high, including bronze base Conceived in

Lot #: 209

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Mary Martin (1907-1969)

Mary Martin (1907-1969) Perspex Group on Blue (E) signed and dated 'Mary Martin '69' (on the reverse) Perspex relief on wood 24 x 24 x 10 in. (61 x 61 x 25.4 cm.) Constructed in 1969. Provenance The estate of the artist. with Annely Juda Fine Art, London, May 2005. Robert Devereux, his sale

Lot #: 212

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Brian Wall (b. 1931)

Brian Wall (b. 1931) Steel Construction: Red, Yellow and Blue painted steel 49 ¼ x 33 x 24 in. (125.1 x 83.8 x 61 cm.) Constructed in 1956. Provenance Anonymous sale; Phillips, London, 21 November 2000, lot 135. with Whitford Fine Art, London, where purchased by the present owner

Lot #: 216

Estimate: £35,000 - £55,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Victor Pasmore, C.H., R.A. (1908-1998)

Victor Pasmore, C.H., R.A. (1908-1998) Abstract in Black, White and Mahogany signed with initials ‘VP’ (on the reverse) oil on wood and plywood 48 x 47 ¾ x 14 in. (122 x 121.4 x 35.6 cm.) Constructed in 1965. Provenance with Marlborough Fine Art, London, where purchased by the present owner

Lot #: 221

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A. (1930-1993)

Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A. (1930-1993) Green Man signed and numbered 'Frink/2/6' (at the back of the neck) bronze with a green patina 23 in. (58.5 cm.) high Conceived in 1991. Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner on 6 January 1991

Lot #: 192

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)

John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992) Folly in West Wycombe Park inscribed 'Folly in West Wycombe/Park' (on the reverse) oil on canvas laid on panel, partly cut out 6 1/8 x 8 5/8 in. (15.5 x 21.9 cm.) Painted in the winter of 1940-41. Provenance Purchased at the 1941 exhibition by Thelma Cazalet-Keir, and by

Lot #: 101

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Lynn Chadwick, R.A. (1914-2003)

Lynn Chadwick, R.A. (1914-2003) Maquette IX Beast iron and composition, unique 9 in. (22 cm.) long Conceived in 1967 and cast in bronze in an edition of 9. Provenance A gift from the artist to the present owner, circa 1971

Lot #: 102

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Lynn Chadwick, R.A. (1914-2003)

Lynn Chadwick, R.A. (1914-2003) Maquette XII Beast iron and composition, unique 11 in. (28 cm.) long Conceived in 1967 and cast in bronze in an edition of 4. Provenance A gift from the artist to the present owner, circa 1971

Lot #: 103

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Lynn Chadwick, R.A. (1914-2003)

Lynn Chadwick, R.A. (1914-2003) Watcher VII signed, numbered and stamped with the foundry mark 'Chadwick 350 4/4 PE' (on the underside) bronze with a brown patina 17 1/8 in. (43.4 cm.) high Conceived in 1961. Provenance with Blain Southern, London, where purchased by the present owner

Lot #: 105

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)

John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992) Coventry, November 1940 signed 'John Piper' (lower right), signed again, inscribed and dated 'Coventry - November 1940/John Piper/Fawley Bottom/Henley on Thames' (on the reverse) oil on canvas laid on panel 15 x 12 5/8 in. (38.1 x 32 cm.) Painted in November 1940

Lot #: 106

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Keith Vaughan (1912-1977)

Keith Vaughan (1912-1977) Countryman and his Cottage signed and dated 'Keith Vaughan 1948' (lower right) charcoal, ink, wax resist and gouache on board 21 x 28 in. (53.3 x 71.1 cm.) Executed in 1948. Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by Leonard and Roxanne Rosoman

Lot #: 107

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Graham Sutherland, O.M. (1903-1980)

Graham Sutherland, O.M. (1903-1980) Reptile signed 'Sutherland' (upper right), signed again, inscribed and dated 'REPTILE/1961/Sutherland.' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 25 ½ x 21 in. (64.8 x 53.3 cm.) Painted in 1961. Provenance Purchased at the 1962 exhibition by the present owner

Lot #: 109

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Lynn Chadwick, R.A. (1914-2003)

Lynn Chadwick, R.A. (1914-2003) Maquette for The Watchers each stamped 'CHADWICK 71' and numbered '623 0/6 A'; '623 0/6 B'; '623 0/6 C' (on the back leg of each figure) bronze with a dark brown patina 10 in. (35.4 cm.) high Conceived in 1971 in an edition of 6, plus 2 artist's casts. Provenance with

Lot #: 110

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Robert Colquhoun (1914-1962)

Robert Colquhoun (1914-1962) Cornish Seascape (A Woman Reading) signed and dated ‘R. Colquhoun/42’ (lower right) oil on canvas 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm.) Painted in 1942. Provenance Private collection, Santa Monica, California, acquired circa 1942. Anonymous sale; Bonhams, New York, 9 November

Lot #: 111

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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David Bomberg (1890-1957)

David Bomberg (1890-1957) Study for Barges on the Canal stamped with authentication by Diana Davies Rees (on the reverse) pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper 8 7/8 x 11 5/8 in. (22.5 x 29.5 cm.) Executed in 1919. Provenance Diana Davies Rees, the artist's daughter. with Crane Kalman Gallery

Lot #: 113

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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William Roberts, R.A. (1895-1980)

William Roberts, R.A. (1895-1980) Study for Deposition from the Cross pencil, ink and red chalk on paper, squared for transfer 5 5/8 x 6 3/8 in. (14.3 x 16.2 cm.) Executed circa 1926. Provenance Purchased at the 1973 exhibition by David Coates, the present owner's father, and by descent

Lot #: 114

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019

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Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A. (1930-1993)

Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A. (1930-1993) Cat signed 'Frink' (on the base) and numbered '6/7' (on the underside of the base) bronze with a dark brown patina 11 in. (28 cm.) long Conceived in 1954 and cast in 1960. Provenance with Beaux Arts, Bath, where purchased by the present owners' family

Lot #: 116

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019