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    Sale 12303

    Modern British & Irish Art

    17 March 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 74

    Bridget Riley, C.H. (b. 1931)

    November 16, Bassacs

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    Bridget Riley, C.H. (b. 1931)
    November 16, Bassacs
    signed and dated 'Bridget Riley/'87' (lower right) and inscribed 'November 16./Bassacs.' (lower left)
    7 x 10 in. (17.8 x 25.4 cm.)

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    'Eventually I found what I was looking for in the conjunction of the vertical and diagonal...this conjunction was the new form. It could be seen as a patch of colour - acting almost like a brush mark. When enlarged, these formal patches become coloured planes that could take up different positions in space' (B. Riley, quoted in exhibition catalogue, Bridget Riley Flashback, London, Hayward Gallery, 2009, p. 18).

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    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.


    with Mayor Rowan Gallery, London.
    with David Grob Fine Art, London.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 22 October 2002, lot 475, where purchased by the present owner.