Modern & Post-War British Art

Sotheby's
London

Date of the auction: 18.06.2019 - 19.06.2019

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JOHN CRAXTON, R.A. GREEK FARM

signed, dated June - July .- 46. and inscribed Greek Landscape, The Farm on the reverse oil on canvas 49 by 60.5cm.; 19¼ by 23¾in

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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EDWARD BURRA FLAMENCO BAND

pencil, ink, watercolour, gouache and wash on paper laid down on board 56.5 by 77cm.; 22¼ by 30¼in. Executed circa 1930

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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BARRY FLANAGAN, R.A. ACROBATS

signed with monogram, numbered no 3 and dated 81 bronze height (including Artist's integral base): 149cm.; 58¾in. Conceived in 1981 and cast by 1982, the present work is number 3 from the edition of 3 plus 3 Artist's casts

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £150,000 - £250,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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ADRIAN HEATH PAINTING - BLUE WITH RED

signed; also signed with initials, dated '57 and inscribed on the reverse oil on canvas 60 by 40cm.; 23½ by 15¾in

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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MARY MARTIN RHYTHM

signed and dated '65. on the reverse Formica, wood, painted wood and stainless steel 71 by 71cm.; 28 by 28in. Executed 1965

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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RICHARD LIN THE AUTUMN 1970

signed, titled, dated 1971 and inscribed on the canvas overlap oil on canvas 64 by 64cm.; 25 by 25in

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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JOE TILSON, R.A. PAGE 9 - BLACK DWARF

signed, signed with stencil, titled, dated 1969. and inscribed on the backboard oil and silkscreen print on fabric and stained wooden construction 187 by 125.5cm.; 73½ by 49½in

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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SIR EDUARDO PAOLOZZI, R.A. THE TWIN TOWERS OF THE SFINX-STATE II

aluminium height: 171.5cm.; 67½in. Executed in 1962, the present work is unique

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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PETER PHILLIPS THE RANDOM ILLUSION NO. 6

signed and dated 1969 on the reverse; also signed, dated 1969 and inscribed on the stretcher bar oil, acrylic and tempera on shaped canvases 227 by 400cm.; 89½ by 157½in

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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REG BUTLER MANIPULATOR

stamped with Artist's stamp, dated 56 and numbered C6 on the underside of the foot shell bronze on a concrete base height (including base): 176cm.; 69 1/4 in. Conceived in 1954, the present work was cast in 1956 and is from the edition of 6

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £120,000 - £180,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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FRANK AUERBACH HEAD OF JYM III

oil on canvas 41 by 51cm.; 16¼ by 20in. Executed in 1982

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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EUAN UGLOW BEAUTIFUL GIRL LYING DOWN

oil on canvas 61 by 93.5cm.; 24 by 37in. Executed in 1958-59

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £300,000 - £500,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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LEON KOSSOFF YOUNG MAN SEATED

charcoal on paper 142 by 75cm.; 56 by 29½in. Executed in 1961

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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ALISON WATT MADAME RIVIÈRE - FRAGMENT V

Quantity: 2 one signed and inscribed on the stretcher bar; the other titled on the stretcher bar oil and pencil on canvas each: 152.5 by 183cm.; 60 1/4 by 72in. Executed in 1997

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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EUAN UGLOW NUDE WITH WHITE TOWEL

signed and inscribed on a label on the reverse of the frame oil on canvas 103 by 93cm.; 40½ by 36½in. Executed in 1963-4

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £120,000 - £180,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY, R.A. A CRICKET MATCH

signed and dated 1938 oil on canvas 46 by 61cm.; 18 by 24in

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £800,000 - £1,200,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY, R.A. FIGURES BESIDE A HARBOUR

signed and dated 1961 pencil and pen and ink on paper 25 by 36cm.; 10 by 14in

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, HON. R.A. AFTER DAUBIGNY

signed with initials and inscribed oil on canvas 51 by 76cm.; 20 by 30in. Executed circa 1915

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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WALTER RICHARD SICKERT, A.R.A. SANTA MARIA FORMOSA

signed oil on canvas 48 by 56cm.; 19 by 22in. Executed circa 1900-1

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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HENRY MOORE MAQUETTE FOR RECLINING FIGURE: HAND

signed and numbered 3/9 bronze length (including integral bronze base): 19cm.; 7½in. Conceived in 1976 and cast by 1977, the present work is number 3 from the edition of 9 plus 1 Artist's cast

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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GRAHAM SUTHERLAND TREES ON A RIVER BANK

signed oil on canvas 95.5 by 110.5cm.; 37½ by 43½in. Executed in 1971

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £120,000 - £180,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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HENRY MOORE SHELTER DRAWING: SEATED MOTHER AND CHILD

signed pencil, wax crayon, coloured crayon, watercolour, pastel, gouache, and pen and ink on paper sheet: 36 by 28cm.; 14¼ by 11in.; image: 27.5 by 21.5cm.; 11 by 8¼in. Executed circa 1941

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £600,000 - £800,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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HENRY MOORE SMALL MAQUETTE NO 1 FOR RECLINING FIGURE

signed and numbered 5/9 bronze length (including integral bronze base): 24cm.; 9½in. Conceived in 1950, the present work is number 5 from the edition of 9 plus 1 Artist's cast

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £250,000 - £350,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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BEN NICHOLSON STILL LIFE (SPECKLED) MARCH 18 - 49

signed twice, titled, dated March 18 - 49 twice and inscribed on the Artist's backboard oil and pencil on board on the Artist's painted backboard, in the Artist's painted wooden frame framed: 43 by 44cm.; 17 by 17¼in

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £400,000 - £600,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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DAME BARBARA HEPWORTH FOUR-SQUARE (FOUR CIRCLES)

signed and dated 1966., numbered 6/7 and stamped with Morris Singer foundry mark bronze height: 60cm.; 23¾in. Conceived in 1966 and cast by 1968, the present work is number 6 from the edition of 7 plus 0

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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JOHN WELLS HOMAGE TO NAUM GABO

signed, dated 1948 and inscribed on the reverse; also signed, dated 1948 and inscribed on the stretcher bar oil on canvas 41 by 51cm.; 16 by 20in

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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SIR TERRY FROST, R.A. RED, BLACK AND WHITE

signed, titled and dated 57. on the reverse oil on canvas 61 by 76cm.; 24 by 30in

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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PATRICK HERON MAY : 1956

signed, titled, dated May : 1956 and inscribed on the reverse oil on board 121 by 182.5cm.; 47¾ by 72in

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £400,000 - £600,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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PATRICK HERON ORANGE, YELLOW, DULL GREEN AND WHITE : AUGUST 1965

signed, titled, dated August 1965 and inscribed on the reverse oil on canvas 97 by 122cm.; 38 by 48in

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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JAMES TOWER TIDEMARKS

signed, dated 85 and inscribed; also signed and numbered on a label attached to the base earthenware with a black and white tin glaze height: 53.5cm.; 21in

Lot #: 101

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 18 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2019