Modern British Art Evening Sale

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 21.01.2020

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

Henry Moore, O.M., C.H. (1898-1986) Square Form brown Hornton stone, unique 21 ¼ in. (54 cm.) wide Carved in 1936. Provenance Mrs Henry Moore, until circa 1955. Acquired directly from the above by the father of the present owner, thence by descent to the present owner

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £3,000,000 - £5,000,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) The Mill, Pendlebury signed and dated ‘L.S. Lowry 1943’ (lower right) oil on canvas 17 3/8 x 21 ¼ in. (44.1 x 54 cm.) Painted in 1943. Provenance Gifted to Dr. Leonard D. Hamilton by his parents, having been acquired directly from the artist, during the

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £700,000 - £1,000,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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Leon Kossoff (1926-2019)

Leon Kossoff (1926-2019) Head of Seedo oil on board 24 ¼ x 18 ¼ in. (61.6 x 46.4 cm.) Painted in 1965. Provenance Heinz Propper, by whom acquired directly from the artist, and by descent to the present owners

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £150,000 - £250,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017)

Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017) In the Middle of the Night signed with initials, signed, inscribed and dated 'Howard Hodgkin/IN THE MIDDLE/OF THE NIGHT/1996 HH' (on the reverse) oil on wood 10 7/8 x 13 ½ in. (27.5 x 34.5 cm.) Painted in 1996. Provenance with Gallery Lawrence Rubin AG, Zurich. with

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £120,000 - £180,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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

William Roberts, R.A. (1895-1980) The Wiring Party signed 'William Roberts' (lower left) red chalk and watercolour on paper 11 x 15 in. (28 x 38 cm.) Executed circa 1919. Provenance Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 28 September 1994, lot 120, where purchased by the present owner

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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Edward Burra (1905-1976)

Edward Burra (1905-1976) Fish Stall, Glasgow with stamped signature 'E.J. Burra' (lower right) pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper 19 ¾ x 24 3/8 in. (50.2 x 62.2 cm.) Executed in 1949. Provenance with Lefevre Gallery, London. with Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London, as 'The Fish Stall'. with

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £120,000 - £180,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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Allen Jones, R.A. (b. 1937)

Allen Jones, R.A. (b. 1937) Painted Screen signed and dated ‘Allen Jones ‘65’ (lower left); signed and dated again ‘Allen Jones 73’ (on the reverse) oil and household paint on panel; in five parts 72 x 85 ¼ in. (183 x 216.5 cm.) overall Painted in 1965 with a later addition by the artist in 1973

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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William Turnbull (1922-2012)

William Turnbull (1922-2012) Hero II bronze with a green patina and stone, unique 35 in. (88.9 cm.) high Conceived in 1958. Provenance Acquired by Marcia Weisman before 1966, and thence by descent to the present owner

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £350,000 - £450,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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

John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992) Forms on a White Ground signed, inscribed and dated 'Forms on a white ground/John Piper/1935' (on the reverse) oil and cut canvas laid on panel 20 x 24 in. (51 x 61 cm.) Painted in 1935. Provenance Sir Clifford Norton, K.C.M.G., C.V.O. (1891-1990), 1966, by whom acquired

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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David Bomberg (1890-1957)

David Bomberg (1890-1957) Family Bereavement signed 'David/Bomberg.' (lower left) charcoal and conté crayon on paper 21 ¾ x 18 ¼ in. (55.3 x 46.3 cm.) Executed circa 1913. Provenance Mrs Lilian Bomberg. Mrs and Mrs P. Richmond. Joan and Lester Avnet. Their sale; Sotheby's London, 15 December 2010

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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R.B. Kitaj (1932-2007)

R.B. Kitaj (1932-2007) Marynka Pregnant signed 'Kitaj' (lower left) pastel and charcoal on paper 30 7/8 x 22 ¼ in. (78.5 x 56.5 cm.) Executed in 1981. Provenance with Marlborough Gallery, New York, where purchased by the previous owner in 1981. Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 26 June 2013, where

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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Lawrence Atkinson (1873-1931)

Lawrence Atkinson (1873-1931) Vorticist Composition oil on canvas 41 7/8 x 33 ½ in. (106.5 x 85 cm.) Painted circa 1914. Provenance with Redfern Gallery, London. The Hon David Bathurst. with Mayor Gallery, London. Sebastian Walker. His sale; Sotheby’s, London, 20 November 1991, lot 1, where

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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Richard Lin (Lin Show-Yu) (1933-2011)

Richard Lin (Lin Show-Yu) (1933-2011) Painting Relief 27-7-64 signed, inscribed and dated 'RICHARD LIN PAINTING RELIEF 27-7-64' (on the stretcher) oil and Perspex on canvas 60 x 40 in. (152.5 x 101.5 cm.) Painted in 1964. Provenance with Marlborough Fine Art, London. Private Collection, Switzerland

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £150,000 - £250,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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Ben Nicholson, O.M. (1894-1982)

Ben Nicholson, O.M. (1894-1982) 1934 (white relief) signed and dated 'Ben Nicholson/1934' (on the reverse) oil on carved board 11 5/8 x 6 ¼ in. (28.8 x 15.8 cm.) Painted in 1934. Provenance with Galleria Milano, Milan. with Galleria Liatowitsch, Basel. with Thomas Gibson Fine Art, London. with

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £300,000 - £500,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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

Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A. (1930-1993) Running Man signed and numbered 'Frink A/C' (on the base) bronze with a dark brown patina 76 in. (193 cm.) high Conceived in 1978 and cast in an edition of 3, plus 1 artist’s cast

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £250,000 - £350,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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Tony Cragg (b. 1949)

Tony Cragg (b. 1949) Red Figure signed and stamped with foundry mark 'Schmake Dusseldorf' (at the lower edge) bronze with a dark brown patina 88 in. (223.5 cm.) high Conceived in 2009. Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 2012

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £220,000 - £280,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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Jack Butler Yeats, R.H.A. (1871-1957)

Jack Butler Yeats, R.H.A. (1871-1957) The Sky Lovers signed 'JACK B/YEATS' (lower left); titled 'THE SKY LOVERS' (on the inside of the stretcher) oil on canvas 20 x 27 in. (50.9 x 68.5 cm.) Painted in 1947. Provenance Purchased at the 1947 exhibition by a private collector, York. with Richard Green

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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Sir Matthew Smith (1879-1959)

Sir Matthew Smith (1879-1959) Connie Martin oil on canvas 31 x 26 in. (78.8 x 66.1 cm.) Painted in 1915. Provenance Harold Smith, Cheshire, the artist's brother. with Arthur Tooth and Sons, London, as 'Peasant Woman in a Blue Blouse', where purchased by Dr A.D. Taliano, Ontario, Canada in 1975. with

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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

Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A. (1930-1993) Desert Quartet IV signed and numbered 'Frink/A/C' (on the back of the right shoulder) bronze with a black patina 50 in. (127 cm.) high Conceived in 1989 and cast in an edition of 6, plus 1 artist's cast

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £150,000 - £250,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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

Samuel John Peploe, R.S.A. (1871-1935) Red and White Tulips signed 'Peploe' (lower right) oil on canvas 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 41 cm.) Painted in the early 1920s. Provenance J.C. Thomson. Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Glasgow, 1 December 1982, lot 406, where purchased by the present owner's father

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £150,000 - £250,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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Leon Kossoff (1926-2019)

Leon Kossoff (1926-2019) York Way Railway Bridge from the Caledonian Road charcoal, coloured chalks and oil pastel on paper 14 ¾ x 24 3/8 in. (37.5 x 61.9 cm.) Executed in 1967. Provenance Heinz Propper, by whom acquired directly from the artist, and by descent to the present owners

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017)

Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017) Room with Chair signed, inscribed and dated 'HOWARD HODGKIN/ROOM WITH CHAIR 1969-70' (on the reverse) oil on wood 26 x 29 in. (66 x 73.6 cm.) Painted in 1969-70. Provenance with Kasmin Gallery, London. with Albemarle Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner in

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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Peter Lanyon (1918-1964)

Peter Lanyon (1918-1964) Porthmeor Mural signed and dated 'Lanyon 62' (centre right) oil on canvas 42 x 380 in. (107 x 965 cm.) Painted in 1962-63. Provenance Commissioned by Stanley Seeger. His sale; Sotheby's, London, 14 June 2001, lot 104. with Offer Waterman, London, where purchased by the

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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

Frederick Edward McWilliam, A.R.A. (1909-1992) Walnut Wood Carving signed with initials 'McW' (at the base) walnut, unique 12 ¾ in. (32.4 cm.) excluding base Carved in 1936. Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020

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Tony Cragg (b. 1949)

Tony Cragg (b. 1949) Black Face marble, unique 59 in. (150 cm.) high Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 2012

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £120,000 - £180,000

Date: 21 Jan 2020