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    Sale 7424

    20th Century British Art

    16 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 105

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

    April 59 (Racciano from car)

    Price Realised  

    Ben Nicholson, O.M. (1894-1982)
    April 59 (Racciano from car)
    signed, inscribed and dated 'Nicholson/april 59/Racciano from car' (on the reverse)
    pencil, watercolour and coloured crayon on card on the artist's prepared board
    14¼ x 19¾ in. (36.2 x 50 cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Estate of Richard E. Gager, Atlanta, Georgia


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Ben Nicholson, New York, André Emmerich Gallery, 1961, no. 34, illustrated.
    M. de Sausmarez (ed.), 'Ben Nicholson', Studio International Special, 1969, p. 83, illustrated.
    Exhibition catalogue, Ben Nicholson, chasing out something alive, Cambridge, Kettle's Yard, 2002, p. 56, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    New York, André Emmerich Gallery, Ben Nicholson, April - May 1961, no. 34.
    Atlanta, High Museum of Art, Drawings from Ga. Collections; 19th and 20th Century, May - June 1981, no. 67.