Modern British Art Day Sale

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 22.01.2020

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

Henry Moore, O.M., C.H. (1898-1986) Maquette for Reclining Figure: Prop signed and numbered 'Moore/7/9' (on the edge of the base) bronze with a green and brown patina 11 in. (28 cm.) long, including bronze base Conceived in 1975. Provenance Grace Hokin, Palm Beach, Florida. Sidney Kaplan, West Palm

Lot #: 156

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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

Lynn Chadwick, R.A. (1914-2003) Maquette V Two Winged Figures each signed with initial, numbered and dated 'C 73 672S 4/8' (on each figure's cloak) bronze with a black and polished patina 19 in. (48.3 cm.) high Conceived in 1973 and cast in the late 1970s. Provenance A gift from the artist to the

Lot #: 137

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Leon Kossoff (1926-2019)

Leon Kossoff (1926-2019) Small Head of Chaim oil on board 12 ¾ x 10 ¾ in. (32.4 x 27.4 cm.) Painted in 1989. Provenance A gift from the artist to the present owner's parents, and by descent

Lot #: 109

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Frank Auerbach (b. 1931)

Frank Auerbach (b. 1931) Primrose Hill oil on board 7 1/8 x 8 in. (18.1 x 20.3 cm.) Painted in 1959. Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by Joe Tilson, and by descent

Lot #: 106

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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

Frank Bowling, R.A. (b. 1934) Hanging Man signed, titled and dated ''Hanging Man'/Frank Bowling/61’ (on the reverse) oil, sand and wax on canvas 48 x 36 in. (122 x 91.4 cm.) Painted in 1961. Provenance Purchased by the present owner in the 1990s

Lot #: 110

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Richard Smith (1931-2016)

Richard Smith (1931-2016) Place I oil on canvas 84 x 48 in. (213 x 122 cm.) Painted in 1960. Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by E.J. Power, and by descent

Lot #: 115

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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William Turnbull (1922-2012)

William Turnbull (1922-2012) Metamorphic Venus 3 signed with monogram, numbered and dated '2/6/82' (at the base) bronze with a green patina, on a York stone base 25 in. (63.5 cm.) high, excluding York stone base Conceived in 1982 and cast in an edition of 6 plus an artist's cast. Provenance with

Lot #: 122

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Alfred Wallis (1855-1942)

Alfred Wallis (1855-1942) Sailing Ship Aeroplane and Airship signed 'A WALLIS' (upper left) pencil and oil on board 6 ½ x 14 ¼ in. (16.5 x 36.2 cm.), shaped Provenance with Crane Kalman Gallery, London, as 'Green Two-Master', where purchased by Sir Ronald Grierson in November 1966, and by descent

Lot #: 133

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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

Kenneth Armitage, R.A. (1916-2002) People in the Wind (small version) bronze with a dark green and brown patina 11 1/8 in. (28.2 cm.) high Conceived in 1950 and cast in an edition of 5. Provenance Sir Ronald Grierson, and by descent

Lot #: 134

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Samuel John Peploe, R.S.A. (1871-1935)

Samuel John Peploe, R.S.A. (1871-1935) Church at Cassis signed 'S J Peploe' (lower left) oil on canvas 20 x 24 in. (50.9 x 61 cm.) Painted circa 1924. Provenance with Aitken Dott and Son, Edinburgh, where purchased by the present owner's grandmother

Lot #: 138

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Frederick Edward McWilliam, R.A. (1909-1992)

Frederick Edward McWilliam, R.A. (1909-1992) Roman Matron signed with initials 'McW' (on the drapery behind the leg) elmwood, unique 39 ½ in. (100.3 cm.) high, excluding base Carved in 1948. Provenance with Whitford and Hughes, London. Purchased by the present owner at the 1994 exhibition

Lot #: 150

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Edward Wadsworth, A.R.A. (1889-1949)

Edward Wadsworth, A.R.A. (1889-1949) Les Plats du Jour signed and dated 'WADSWORTH 1938' (lower left) tempera on gesso and canvas prepared panel 20 7/8 x 15 in. (53 x 38 cm.) Painted circa February 1938. Provenance with City Art Gallery, Wakefield. Anonymous sale, Bonhams, London, 3 December 2002

Lot #: 153

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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John Cecil Stephenson (1889-1965)

John Cecil Stephenson (1889-1965) Abstraction signed twice, inscribed and dated 'ABSTRACTION/CECIL STEPHENSON 1933/CECIL STEPHENSON/6 MALL STUDIOS/NW3' (on the backboard) oil on canvas stretched over panel 7 7/8 x 11 in. (20 x 28 cm.) Painted in 1933. Provenance The artist, and by descent. Their

Lot #: 154

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Claude Flight (1881-1955)

Claude Flight (1881-1955) Swimming: The Start of the Race signed 'CLAUDE FLIGHT' (lower left), inscribed 'SWIMMING/THE START OF THE RACE' (on the canvas overlap) oil on canvas 18 x 23 ¾ in. (45.7 x 60.4 cm.) Provenance with Michael Parkin Fine Art, London. Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 12

Lot #: 158

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Joseph Cribb (1892-1967)

Joseph Cribb (1892-1967) Pietà carved limestone relief with gold paint, unique 20 in. (51 cm.) high Carved circa 1950. Provenance Kenneth Eager. with Gillian Jason Gallery, London, 2001. Purchased by the present owner at the 2012 exhibition

Lot #: 162

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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

William Roberts, R.A. (1895-1980) Gossips signed and dated 'William/Roberts/68.' (upper right) oil on canvas 30 x 24 in. (70.2 x 61 cm.) Painted in 1968. Provenance Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 12 November 1982, lot 110, where puchased by the previous owner. Anonymous sale; Christie's

Lot #: 166

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Patrick Caulfield, R.A. (1936-2005)

Patrick Caulfield, R.A. (1936-2005) Picnic Set signed and dated 'Patrick Caulfield 77' (lower right), inscribed 'Picnic Set' (lower left) acrylic and collage on paper 34 ¼ x 34 ¼ in. (87 x 87 cm.) Executed in 1977. Provenance Purchased by Jeremy Lancaster at the 1980 exhibition

Lot #: 117

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Walter Richard Sickert, A.R.A. (1860-1942)

Walter Richard Sickert, A.R.A. (1860-1942) La Scuola Grande di San Marco signed 'Sickert' (lower left) oil on canvas 20 x 30 in. (50.9 x 76.2 cm.) Painted circa 1895-96. Provenance with The Savile Gallery, London. with Lefevre Gallery, London. Sir George Sutton, Bt. Mrs William Miller, and by

Lot #: 170

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Lucian Freud, O.M., C.H. (1922-2011)

Lucian Freud, O.M., C.H. (1922-2011) Cache of seven postcards written to Felicity Hellaby, two with hand-drawn illustrations each postcard signed ink on postcards, in seven parts 5 1/8 x 4 1/8 in. (13 x 10.5 cm.) and smaller (8)Written circa 1941-43. Together with an invitation to the 1944

Lot #: 101

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Lucian Freud, O.M., C.H. (1922-2011)

Lucian Freud, O.M., C.H. (1922-2011) Cache of seven postcards written to Felicity Hellaby, one with hand-drawn illustrations each postcard signed ink and collage on postcards, in seven parts 6 x 4 1/8 in. (15.3 x 10.5 cm.) and smaller (8)Written circa 1941-43. Together with a printed bookplate for

Lot #: 102

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Michael Andrews (1928-1995)

Michael Andrews (1928-1995) Early Summer - the River Waveney: a bend signed with initials and dated 'MA 77' (lower left), signed again, inscribed and dated again '"Early Summer - the River Waveney: a bend" Michael Andrews '77'' (on the reverse) watercolour on paper 8 5/8 x 12 5/8 in. (22 x 32.2 cm

Lot #: 103

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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R.B. Kitaj, R.A. (1932-2007)

R.B. Kitaj, R.A. (1932-2007) Tonight the Ballet signed and dated 'Kitaj 75' (lower right) pastel on grey paper 19 ¼ x 15 1/8 in. (49 x 38.5 cm.) Executed in 1975. Provenance with Ivor Braka, London. with Robert Sandelson, London, where purchased by Jeremy Lancaster in October 2005

Lot #: 104

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Leon Kossoff (1926-2019)

Leon Kossoff (1926-2019) Dalston Junction signed and inscribed 'FOR BRIGID & FRANK/WITH LOVE FROM/Leon' (on the reverse) gouache and pastel on paper 22 ¾ x 33 5/8 in. (60.5 x 84.5 cm.) Executed circa 1974. Provenance A gift from the artist to Frank Auerbach and Brigid Campbell, circa 1974

Lot #: 105

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Sir Peter Blake, R.A. (b. 1932)

Sir Peter Blake, R.A. (b. 1932) 3 Man Up signed, inscribed and dated 'P Blake/"3 MAN UP"/1961' (on the underside) oil on wood, and metal, plastic and wood assemblage, unique 10 7/8 in. (27.7 cm.) high Constructed in 1961. Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by Joe Tilson, and by descent

Lot #: 107

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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David Hockney, O.M., C.H., R.A. (b. 1937)

David Hockney, O.M., C.H., R.A. (b. 1937) Gregory signed with initials 'D.H.' (lower right) ink on paper 9 7/8 x 8 ¾ in. (25.1 x 22.3 cm.) Executed in 1975. Provenance with Knoedler Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner's mother, and by descent

Lot #: 108

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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

Frank Bowling, R.A. (b. 1934) Fishperson signed and dated ‘Frank Bowling/1962/3’ (on the reverse) oil on canvas 36 x 24 in. (91.4 x 61 cm.) Painted in 1962-63. Provenance Anonymous sale; Christie’s, South Kensington, 17 March 1994, lot 171, where purchased by the present owner

Lot #: 111

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Winston Branch (b. 1947)

Winston Branch (b. 1947) April Morning signed 'WINSTON BRANCH' (lower left), signed again 'WINSTON BRANCH' (on the canvas overlap) acrylic on canvas 71 ¼ x 23 5/8 in. (181 x 60 cm.) Painted in the early 1980s. Provenance Anonymous sale; Rosebery's, London, 14 May 2016, lot 442, where purchased by

Lot #: 112

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, R.A. (1924-2005)

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, R.A. (1924-2005) Torso (Figure) bronze, unique 14 ½ in. (37 cm.) high Conceived and cast in 1956. Provenance Geert van der Ween, Toronto. Private collection, Canada, and by descent to the previous owner. Their sale; Sotheby's, London, 18 November 2015, lot 180, where purchased

Lot #: 113

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Joe Tilson, R.A. (b. 1928)

Joe Tilson, R.A. (b. 1928) Giant Steps signed and dated 'Joe Tilson/1960' (on the reverse) oil and sand on canvas 86 5/8 x 106¼ in. (220 x 270 cm.) Provenance P.E. Stemann. with New London Gallery, London. Anonymous sale; Christie's, South Kensington, 1 March 2001, lot 246, where purchased by the

Lot #: 114

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Antony Donaldson (b.1939)

Antony Donaldson (b.1939) Jim Clark signed 'Antony Donaldson' (lower centre), inscribed and dated 'JIM CLARK 1962' (on the reverse), signed again, inscribed again and dated again 'ANTONY DONALDSON/JIM CLARK 1962' (on the backboard) pencil, crayon and acrylic on paper 8 ¾ x 8 in. (22.3 x 20.3 cm

Lot #: 116

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 22 Jan 2020