The Delighted Eye: Works from the Collection of Allen and Beryl Freer

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 23.01.2020

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Keith Vaughan (1912-1977)

Keith Vaughan (1912-1977) Welsh Industrial Landscape signed and dated 'Keith Vaughan/1951' (lower right) ink, watercolour, gouache and coloured crayon on paper 14 ¼ x 20 in. (36.2 x 50.8 cm.) Executed in 1951. Provenance with Tib Lane Art Gallery, Manchester, where purchased by the present owner

Lot #: 303

Estimate: £18,000 - £25,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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David Jones, C.H. (1895-1974)

David Jones, C.H. (1895-1974) Doors of Glass signed and dated 'David J/31' (lower right) pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper 24 x 19 ½ in. (61 x 49.5 cm.) Executed in 1931. Provenance with Redfern Gallery, London, 1949. with Frost and Reed, London, 1951. with Jonathan Clark, London, where

Lot #: 304

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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Winifred Nicholson (1893-1981)

Winifred Nicholson (1893-1981) The King's Road signed and inscribed 'The King's Road Winifred Nicholson' (on the stretcher) oil on canvas 16 x 20 in. (41 x 50.8 cm.) Painted in 1925. Provenance Purchased directly from the artist by Mrs. B. Woods, from whom purchased by the present owner

Lot #: 310

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979)

Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979) Woman and Child (John by Jordan series) signed with initials and dated 'I.H. 1942' (lower left), signed and dated again and inscribed '"Woman and Child", 1942./John by Jordan series-/by IVON HITCHENS. PETWORTH. SUSSEX./Collection ALAN(sic) FREER ESQ' (on the artist's label

Lot #: 311

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979)

Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979) Still Life with Lilies signed 'Ivon' (lower left) oil on canvas 23 ¾ x 21 ¾ in. (60.3 x 55.3 cm.) Painted circa 1935. Provenance Mollie Hitchens, from whom purchased by the present owner

Lot #: 312

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979)

Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979) South Downs (The Plough on the Downs) signed and dated 'S.I. HITCHENS. 1919' (lower left) pencil and tempera on paper 8 x 14 ½ in. (20 x 37 cm.) Executed in 1919. Provenance Mollie Hitchens, from whom purchased by the present owner

Lot #: 313

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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Sir Terry Frost, R.A. (1915-2003)

Sir Terry Frost, R.A. (1915-2003) Red and Black signed and dated 'Red + Black/June 53/Frost' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 14 ¼ x 22 in. (36.2 x 56 cm.) Painted in 1953. Provenance Purchased directly from the artist by the present owner in Banbury in 1960

Lot #: 319

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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John Nash, R.A. (1893-1977)

John Nash, R.A. (1893-1977) Misbourne Valley, Chalfont St. Peter signed 'John Nash' (lower right), dated '1915' (lower left), inscribed 'Misbourne Valley/Chalfont St. Peter/dull evening' (on the reverse) pencil, watercolour, chalk and ink on paper 10 x 10 ¾ in. (25.4 x 27.3 cm.) Executed in 1915

Lot #: 329

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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John Nash, R.A. (1893-1977)

John Nash, R.A. (1893-1977) Tuscan Landscape signed and dated 'John Nash/1915' (lower left), inscribed 'by John Nash/Property of/Paul Nash/176/...Minories' (by Paul Nash on the reverse) pencil, watercolour, gouache and coloured crayon on paper 14 1/8 x 14 7/8 in. (35.8 x 37.8 cm.) Executed in 1915

Lot #: 330

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979)

Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979) Two Poppies signed 'Ivon Hitchens' (lower right), signed again and inscribed 'IVON HITCHENS/169 Adelaide Road NW3/'Two Poppies/London Group/Cooling Galleries' (on the artist's label attached to the stretcher) oil on canvas 24 x 21 in. (61 x 53.5 cm.) Painted in 1935

Lot #: 335

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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David Jones, C.H. (1895-1974)

David Jones, C.H. (1895-1974) Landscape at Saliés-de-Béarn, Pyrénées-Atlantiques signed and dated 'David Jones/28.' (lower right) pencil, ink and watercolour on paper 19 ¾ x 24 in. (49.8 x 61 cm.) Executed in 1928. Provenance René Hague, 1972. with Anthony d'Offay, London, where purchased by the

Lot #: 338

Estimate: £18,000 - £25,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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Keith Vaughan (1912-1977)

Keith Vaughan (1912-1977) Study of Woodman in a Clearing signed 'Keith Vaughan' (lower left) ink and gouache on paper laid on card 6 ½ x 5 ¼ in. (16.5 x 13 cm.) Executed in 1955. Provenance with J. Addy. Purchased at the 1959 exhibition by Roland, Browse and Delbanco, London. Anonymous sale

Lot #: 340

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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

Graham Sutherland, O.M. (1903-1980) Study for 'Homage to Picasso' signed and dated 'Sutherland 1947' (upper left) pencil, ink, watercolour and coloured crayon on paper 15 ¾ x 12 ½ in. (40 x 31.8 cm.) Executed in 1947. Provenance with Leicester Galleries, London. with Austin Desmond Fine Art, London

Lot #: 348

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979)

Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979) Still Life with Azaleas signed and dated 'IVON HITCHENS.31' (lower right), signed again, inscribed and dated again twice '"Still Life Azaleas. 1931"/by Ivon Hitchens./Greenleaves. Lavington Common./Petworth. Sussex.' (on two artist's labels attached to the stretcher) oil on

Lot #: 353

Estimate: £120,000 - £180,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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Prunella Clough (1919-1999)

Prunella Clough (1919-1999) Landscape with Fir Plantation signed 'Clough' (lower right), signed again, inscribed and dated 'LANDSCAPE WITH FIR PLANTATION/PRUNELLA CLOUGH/1948' (on the backboard) oil on canvas 11 ¼ x 13 in. (28.5 x 33 cm.) Painted in 1948. Provenance with Elm Hill Art Gallery

Lot #: 359

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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Joan Kathleen Harding Eardley, R.S.A. (1921-1963)

Joan Kathleen Harding Eardley, R.S.A. (1921-1963) Boy with a Fringe: Sandy signed 'EARDLEY' (lower left), numbered 'EE29' (on the reverse) oil on board 13 x 11 in. (33 x 28 cm.) Painted in 1953. Provenance with Roland, Browse and Delbanco, London. Mr & Mrs Guy Barton, Kirkby Stephen, from whom

Lot #: 360

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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John Nash, R.A. (1893-1977)

John Nash, R.A. (1893-1977) Dunwich signed and dated 'John Nash 1919' (lower left), inscribed 'Dunwich' (lower right) ink, watercolour, pencil and gouache on paper 10 ½ x 15 in. (27 x 38 cm.) Executed in 1919. Provenance Anonymous sale; Sotheby's London, 26 September 1984, lot 220. with Spink

Lot #: 370

Estimate: £18,000 - £25,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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DAVID JONES, C.H. (1895-1974)

DAVID JONES, C.H. (1895-1974) The Chester Play of the Deluge: Five plates wood engravings, 1926-27, comprising four plates on Japan paper, each signed, dated, titled and inscribed in pencil, rare proofs before the book edition published by the Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham St. Lawrence, 1927

Lot #: 378

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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Keith Vaughan (1912-1977)

Keith Vaughan (1912-1977) The Artist's Garden in Belsize Park signed, inscribed and dated 'Gardens at Belsize Park Keith Vaughan 1949' (lower right) ink on paper 10 ¾ x 8 in. (27.5 x 20 cm.) Executed in 1949. Provenance Purchased directly from the artist by the present owner

Lot #: 301

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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Keith Vaughan (1912-1977)

Keith Vaughan (1912-1977) The Age of Fable signed and dated 'Keith Vaughan/1949' (upper right) ink on paper 6 ¾ x 6 ¼ in. (17 x 15.5 cm.) Executed in 1949. Provenance Purchased directly from the artist by the present owner in 1965

Lot #: 302

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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Keith Vaughan (1912-1977)

Keith Vaughan (1912-1977) Procession of Figures, Umber and Blue signed and dated 'Keith Vaughan 1965' (lower right), inscribed and dated again 'Procession of Figures - Umber & Blue - February 1965' (on a piece of card attached to the backboard) watercolour and ink on paper 21 x 17 in. (53.3 x 43.3

Lot #: 305

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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John Craxton, R.A. (1922-2009)

John Craxton, R.A. (1922-2009) Blue Tree Root in Welsh Estuary (Picton) signed and dated '-Craxton-43-' (lower right) gouache and oil on paper laid down on panel 12 5/8 x 20 in. (32.2 x 50.8 cm.) Painted in 1943. Provenance with Tib Lane Gallery, Manchester, where purchased by the present owner

Lot #: 306

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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John Craxton, R.A. (1922-2009)

John Craxton, R.A. (1922-2009) Surreal Tree, Pembrokeshire signed '-Craxton-' (lower left) pencil and ink on paper 9 7/8 x 8 in. (24.5 x 20 cm.) Executed in 1943. Provenance Purchased directly from the artist by the present owner

Lot #: 307

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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Alan Reynolds (1926-2014)

Alan Reynolds (1926-2014) Winter Flowers, Fenland signed and dated 'A. Reynolds 53.' (upper left), inscribed 'VI' (lower right) ink and watercolour on paper 5 ¾ x 9 1/8 in. (14.5 x 23.2 cm.) Executed in 1953. Provenance with Redfern Gallery, London, June 1954, where purchased by Sir Frederick

Lot #: 308

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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

John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992) Welsh Mountain Landscape signed 'John Piper' (lower right) ink, watercolour, gouache and coloured crayon on paper 10 x 12 ½ in. (25.5 x 32 cm.) Executed circa 1950. Provenance A gift from the artist to the present owner, circa 1976

Lot #: 309

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979)

Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979) Summer Steps stamped twice with the studio stamp (on the reverse) oil on canvas 18 x 20 in. (45.7 x 50.8 cm.) Executed circa the 1940s. Provenance A gift from Mollie Hitchens to the present owner

Lot #: 314

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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David Bomberg (1890-1957)

David Bomberg (1890-1957) The Monastery of St George, Wadi Kelt, South of Jerusalem signed 'David Bomberg' (on the reverse) charcoal on buff paper 13 x 9 ¾ in. (33 x 24.5 cm.) Executed circa 1925. Provenance with Abbot and Holder, London, where purchased by the present owner

Lot #: 315

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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Prunella Clough (1919-1999)

Prunella Clough (1919-1999) Man with Net signed 'Clough' (lower left) charcoal on paper 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20 cm.) Executed circa 1952. Provenance A gift from the artist to the present owner

Lot #: 316

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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Prunella Clough (1919-1999)

Prunella Clough (1919-1999) Lowestoft Fisherman with Tarpaulin signed 'Clough' (lower right) oil on paper 16 ½ x 13 ¼ in. (41.9 x 34 cm.) Executed in 1952. Provenance Purchased directly from the artist by the present owner

Lot #: 317

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 23 Jan 2020

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Duncan Grant (1885-1978)

Duncan Grant (1885-1978) David Garnett (Bunny) Smoking a Pipe inscribed 'Bunny' (on the reverse) pencil on paper 9 ½ x 7 ½ in. (24 x 19 cm.) Executed circa 1921. Provenance with Gekowski Bookshop, London, where purchased by the present owner

Lot #: 318

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 23 Jan 2020