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    Sale 12303

    Modern British & Irish Art

    17 March 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 8

    Austin Osman Spare (1886-1956)

    Netheresque

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Austin Osman Spare (1886-1956)
    Netheresque
    signed with initials and dated 'AOS/55' (lower right)
    pastel on panel
    22 ½ x 15 ½ in. (57.2 x 39.5 cm.)


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    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Provenance

    Gifted by the artist to the present owner's husband, and by descent.


    Literature

    R. Ansell (ed.), The Exhibition Catalogues of Austin Osman Spare, London, 2012, pp. 180 and 304.


    Exhibited

    London, Archer Gallery, Catalogue of Paintings and Drawings by Austin Osman Spare, October - November 1955, no. 204.