The Jeremy Lancaster Collection

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 01.10.2019

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Bridget Riley (b. 1931)

Bridget Riley (b. 1931) Study no. 1 for Studio International Cover signed, titled and dated ‘Study no. 1 for Studio International Cover Bridget Riley 71’ (lower left) gouache and pencil on paper 36 x 27 ⅛in. (91.4 x 69cm.) Executed in 1971 Provenance Rowan Gallery, London. Private Collection. Juda Rowan Gallery, London. Acquired from the above by Jeremy Lancaster, 7 April 1983...

Price: £100,000 - £150,000
ca. US$121,687 - US$182,530

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Sean Scully (b. 1945)

Sean Scully (b. 1945) 3.17.89 signed, titled and dated ‘Sean Scully 3.17.89’ (lower right) charcoal and pastel on paper 22 ½ x 29 ⅞in. (57 x 76cm.) Executed in 1989 Provenance Mayor Rowan Gallery, London. Acquired from the above by Jeremy Lancaster, 27 April 1989...

Price: £30,000 - £50,000
ca. US$36,506 - US$60,843

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Ben Nicholson (1894-1982)

Ben Nicholson (1894-1982) 1940-42 signed and dated 'Ben Nicholson 1940-42'; indistinctly inscribed and dedicated 'Molly Pritchard Lawn Road Flats Belsize Park Love from Ben...' (on the reverse) oil and pencil on canvas-board, in the artist's frame 8 ⅝ x 7 ⅛in. (21.9 x 18.1cm.) Painted in 1940-1942 Provenance Molly Pritchard, London (a gift from the artist in the 1960s), and thence by descent...

Price: £120,000 - £180,000
ca. US$146,024 - US$219,036

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Josef Albers (1888-1976)

Josef Albers (1888-1976) Construction in Red-Black-Blue signed with the artist’s monogram and dated ‘A39’ (lower right); signed, titled and dated ‘Albers 1939 “Construction in Red-Black-Blue”’ (on the reverse) oil on masonite 31 ¾ x 32 ⅝in. (80.5 x 82.8cm.) Painted in 1939 Provenance George W. W. Brewster, Jr., Massachusetts (acquired directly from the artist in 1941). Mr. and Mrs Herbert Agoos...

Price: £180,000 - £220,000
ca. US$219,036 - US$267,711

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017)

Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017) Bombay Sunset signed, titled and dated 'Bombay Sunset Howard Hodgkin 1972-73' (on the reverse) oil on wood 33 ½ x 36 ⅜in. (85 x 92.3cm.) Painted in 1972-1973 Provenance Kasmin Gallery, London. Waddington Galleries, London. E. J. Power, London (acquired from the above in December 1974). Charles Ewart. Waddington Galleries, London. Private Collection, London. Waddington...

Price: £500,000 - £700,000
ca. US$608,435 - US$851,809

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017)

Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017) Venice Sunset signed, titled and dated 'Howard Hodgkin Venice Sunset 1989' (on the reverse) oil on wood 10 ¼ x 11 ¾in. (26 x 30cm.) Painted in 1989 Provenance Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London. Acquired from the above by Jeremy Lancaster, 11 November 1993...

Price: £180,000 - £220,000
ca. US$219,036 - US$267,711

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Josef Albers (1888-1976)

Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study for Homage to the Square: Red Tetrachord signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A62' (lower right); signed and dated 'Albers 1962', titled and inscribed with a handwritten description of media used 'Study for Homages to the Square: Red Tetrachord' (on the reverse) oil on masonite 30 x 30in. (76.2 x 76.2cm.) Painted in 1962 Provenance Sidney Janis Gallery, New...

Price: £600,000 - £800,000
ca. US$730,122 - US$973,496

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Philip Guston (1913-1980)

Philip Guston (1913-1980) Language I signed with the artist's initials 'P.G.' (lower left); signed, titled and dated 'PHILIP GUSTON "LANGUAGE I" 1973' (on the reverse) oil on panel 48 x 60in. (122 x 152cm.) Painted in 1973 Provenance Musa Guston and Musa Mayer. The Whitechapel Auction, Sotheby's London, 1 July 1987, lot 768. Waddington Galleries, London. Private Collection, London. Waddington...

Price: £1,500,000 - £2,000,000
ca. US$1,825,306 - US$2,433,741

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Josef Albers (1888-1976)

Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study to "Affectionate" (Homage to the Square) signed, titled and dated 'Study to "Affectionate" (Homage to the Square) Albers '54'; titled and inscribed with a handwritten description of media used (on the reverse) oil on masonite in artist's frame 15 ¾ x 15 ¾in. (40 x 40cm.) Painted in 1954 Provenance Estate of Josef Albers. Josef Albers Foundation. Galerie Denise René...

Price: £150,000 - £200,000
ca. US$182,530 - US$243,374

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Bridget Riley (b. 1931)

Bridget Riley (b. 1931) Orphean Elegy 7 signed, titled and dated ‘ORPHEAN ELEGY 7. Riley 1979’ (on the overlap); signed, titled and dated ‘RILEY ORPHEAN ELEGY 7 1979’ (on the stretcher) acrylic on canvas 55 ⅛ x 51 ⅛in. (140 x 129.9cm.) Painted in 1979 Provenance Juda Rowan Gallery, London. Acquired from the above by Jeremy Lancaster, 14 January 1986...

Price: £1,500,000 - £2,000,000
ca. US$1,825,306 - US$2,433,741

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Robert Ryman (1930-2019)

Robert Ryman (1930-2019) Courier signed and dated 'RYMAN82'; titled "COURIER" (on the reverse) oil and enamel on fibreglass and aluminium honeycomb panel with two aluminium fasteners and four bolts 34 ⅝ x 32in. (88 x 81.2cm.) Executed in 1982 Provenance The Mayor Gallery, London. Saatchi Collection, London (acquired from the above in 1982). Anon sale, Sotheby’s London, 5 December 1991, lot 60...

Price: £700,000 - £1,000,000
ca. US$851,809 - US$1,216,870

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Victor Pasmore (1908-1998)

Victor Pasmore (1908-1998) Line and Space No. 21 oil and gravure on board, in the artist's frame overall: 48 x 48in. (122 x 122cm.) Painted in 1964 Provenance Marlborough Fine Art, London. Acquired from the above by Jeremy Lancaster, 16 October 1989...

Price: £80,000 - £120,000
ca. US$97,349 - US$146,024

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Naum Gabo (1890-1977)

Naum Gabo (1890-1977) Linear Construction in Space No. 2 signed 'Gabo' (at the top of one of the planes) Perspex with nylon monofilament, on a wooden base excluding wooden base: 15 x 11 ⅛ x 11 ⅛in. (38.1 x 28.2 x 28.2cm.) overall: 16 ⅞ x 16 ⅞ x 16 ⅞in. (42.8 x 42.2 x 42.2cm.) Executed in 1957-1958 this work is unique. Provenance Sir Herbert Read (a gift from the artist in April 1958), and thence...

Price: £150,000 - £200,000
ca. US$182,530 - US$243,374

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Kenneth Martin (1905-1984)

Kenneth Martin (1905-1984) Chance, Order, Change 26 (History Painting) signed, titled and dated 'CHANCE ORDER CHANGE 26 HISTORY PAINTING 1983 Kenneth Martin' (on the canvas overlap) oil on canvas 36 x 36in. (91.4 x 91.4cm.) Painted in 1983 Provenance Annely Juda Fine Art, London. Acquired from the above by Jeremy Lancaster, 9 October 1987...

Price: £40,000 - £60,000
ca. US$48,674 - US$73,012

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Sean Scully (b. 1945)

Sean Scully (b. 1945) Red Painting signed, titled and dated 'Sean Scully 12.89 RED PAINTING' (on the reverse) oil on three attached canvases overall: 36 x 48in. (91.5 x 122cm.) Painted in 1989 Provenance Mayor Rowan Gallery, London. Acquired from the above by Jeremy Lancaster, 10 January 1990...

Price: £350,000 - £450,000
ca. US$425,904 - US$547,591

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)

Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985) Recensement (Census) signed with the artist’s initials and dated ‘J.D.79’ (lower right); titled and dated ‘avril 1979 (A33) Recensement’ (on the stretcher) acrylic on paper mounted on canvas 20 ¼ x 19in. (51.3 x 48.4cm.) Executed on 29 April 1979 Provenance The Pace Gallery, New York. Waddington Galleries, London (acquired from the above in 1980). Private Collection...

Price: £80,000 - £120,000
ca. US$97,349 - US$146,024

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Philip Guston (1913-1980)

Philip Guston (1913-1980) Untitled (Two Hooded Figures) signed, inscribed and dated ‘To Harold – Philip Guston ‘69’ (along the right hand vertical edge) oil on masonite 12 ⅛ x 14in. (30.9 x 35.6cm.) Painted in 1969 Provenance Harold and May Rosenberg Collection, New York (a gift from the artist). Their sale, Sotheby’s New York, 2 November 1994, lot 201. Acquired at the above sale by Jeremy...

Price: £400,000 - £600,000
ca. US$486,748 - US$730,122

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)

Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Tête d'homme signed 'Alberto Giacometti' (lower right) oil on canvas 9 ½ x 6 ¼in. (24.2 x 15.3cm.) Painted circa 1951 Provenance Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris. Dominique Lapierre, Paris. Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris. Waddington Galleries, London. Acquired from the above by Jeremy Lancaster, 7 April 1998...

Price: £400,000 - £600,000
ca. US$486,748 - US$730,122

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017)

Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017) Tea Party in America signed 'H. HODGKIN 1948' (upper left) varnished gouache on card 10 ⅜ x 15in. (26.4 x 38cm.) Executed in 1948 Provenance Private Collection, Chester. Anon. sale, Sotheby’s London, 11 November 1987, lot 268. Acquired at the above sale by Jeremy Lancaster...

Price: £50,000 - £70,000
ca. US$60,843 - US$85,180

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017)

Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017) Lawson, Underwood & Sleep signed, titled and dated ‘Howard Hodgkin Lawson Underwood + Sleep 1977–1980’ (on the reverse) oil on wood 24 ⅜ x 36in. (61.8 x 91.4cm.) Painted in 1977-1980 Provenance M. Knoedler & Co., New York. Acquired from the above by Jeremy Lancaster, 1 April 1982...

Price: £400,000 - £600,000
ca. US$486,748 - US$730,122

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Frank Auerbach (b. 1931)

Frank Auerbach (b. 1931) Head of E.O.W. oil on board 15 ¾ x 12 ½in. (40 x 31.8cm.) Painted in 1955 Provenance Paul Jenkins, Paris. Private Collection, Paris. Anon. sale, Christie's London, 23 October 1996, lot 61. Acquired at the above sale by Jeremy Lancaster...

Price: £800,000 - £1,200,000
ca. US$973,496 - US$1,460,244

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Frank Auerbach (b. 1931)

Frank Auerbach (b. 1931) Head of E.O.W. I oil on board 10 ⅞ x 6 ¾in. (27.5 x 17cm.) Painted in 1967 Provenance Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., London. Keith Milow, London. Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 3 December 1992, lot 44. Waddington Galleries, London. Acquired from the above by Jeremy Lancaster, 7 December 1992...

Price: £300,000 - £500,000
ca. US$365,061 - US$608,435

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Jeune homme stamped with foundry mark ' C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE ' (on top of the base) bronze with dark brown patina Height: 31 ⅝in. (80.5cm.) Conceived in wood in Cannes, 6 June 1958; cast in bronze by Valsuani by 1966 Provenance The Artist, Estate Inventory Number 55904. Marina Picasso, Paris, (by descent). Jan Krugier Gallery, New York (on consignment). Private...

Price: £900,000 - £1,200,000
ca. US$1,095,183 - US$1,460,244

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)

Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985) Trois femmes nues au bois (Three nude women in the woods) signed, dated and inscribed ‘J Dubuffet 28 x 42 Pâcques 44’ (lower left) gouache on board 25 ⅝ x 18 ½in. (65 x 47cm.) Executed in October 1942 Provenance Georges Limbour Collection, Paris (a gift from the artist in 1944). Estate of Georges Limbour. Private Collection, Paris. Anon. sale , Cornette de Saint-Cyr, 11...

Price: £100,000 - £150,000
ca. US$121,687 - US$182,530

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Joan Miró (1893-1983)

Joan Miró (1893-1983) Le soleil se retourne vers la fillette pour fêter son allégresse (The sun turns towards the girl to celebrate her joy) signed 'Miró' (lower left); signed, dated and inscribed 'Miró. 1954 LE SOLEIL SE RETOURNE VERS LA FILLETTE POUR FÊTER SON ALLEGRESSE ' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 11 ⅛ x 8 ⅝in. (28.3 x 21.9cm.) Painted in 1954 Provenance Galerie Maeght, Paris. Mr & Mrs...

Price: £400,000 - £600,000
ca. US$486,748 - US$730,122

Date: 1 Oct 2019

David Hockney (b. 1937)

David Hockney (b. 1937) It's a Lie pen and ink on paper 13 ⅞ x 10 ¾in. (35.3 x 27.3cm.) Executed in 1961 Provenance Nick Stephens (a gift from the artist). Acquired from the above by Jeremy Lancaster, 1985...

Price: £30,000 - £50,000
ca. US$36,506 - US$60,843

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Lucian Freud (1922-2011)

Lucian Freud (1922-2011) Boy with Flag Sweater ink on paper 8 ½ x 10in. (21.5 x 25.3cm.) Executed in 1941 Provenance James Kirkman Gallery, London. Robert Miller Gallery, New York. New Art Centre, London. Theo Waddington Fine Art Ltd., London. Acquired from the above by Jeremy Lancaster, 19 December 1995...

Price: £30,000 - £50,000
ca. US$36,506 - US$60,843

Date: 1 Oct 2019

R.B. Kitaj (1932-2007)

R.B. Kitaj (1932-2007) Self-Portrait signed 'Kitaj' (lower right) oil and collage on canvas 10 x 14in. (25.5 x 35.5cm.) Painted in 1965 Provenance Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., London. Sir Colin St John Wilson, London. Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., London. Acquired from the above by Jeremy Lancaster, 19 January 2006...

Price: £30,000 - £50,000
ca. US$36,506 - US$60,843

Date: 1 Oct 2019

Art & Language (b. 1968)

Art & Language (b. 1968) Index: Incident in a Museum (i) signed and dated ‘Michael with David, Harold and Terry 84’ (lower right) graphite on paper 39 ¾ x 60in. (101.1 x 152.5cm.) Executed in 1984 Provenance Lisson Gallery, London. Acquired from the above by Jeremy Lancaster, 20 November 1985...

Price: £20,000 - £30,000
ca. US$24,337 - US$36,506

Date: 1 Oct 2019

R.B. Kitaj (1932-2007)

R.B. Kitaj (1932-2007) Vibration titled 'VIBRATION' (upper right); signed 'R.B. Kitaj' (on the reverse) collage on wood 17 x 15in. (43 x 38cm.) Executed in 1964 Provenance Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., London. Acquired from the above by Jeremy Lancaster, 18 September 2003...

Price: £40,000 - £60,000
ca. US$48,674 - US$73,012

Date: 1 Oct 2019