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    Sale 7595

    20th Century British Art

    6 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 79

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

    Study for Cataract

    Price Realised  

    Bridget Riley, C.H. (b. 1931)
    Study for Cataract
    signed and dated 'Bridget Riley/'67' (upper right)
    pencil and gouache with colour notes on graph paper
    19 x 14 in. (48.3 x 35 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Rowan Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner for £202.50.


    Exhibited

    London, Arts Council, Hanover Gallery, 1970-71, no. 121, catalogue not traced.
    Hanover, Arts Council, Kunstverein, Bridget Riley Paintings and Drawings 1951-71, November - December 1970, no. 129: this exhibition travelled to Bern, Kunsthalle, January - February 1971; Düsseldorf, Kunsthalle, March - April 1971; Turin, Galleria Civico d'Arte Moderna, May - June 1971; and Prague, National Gallery.
    London, Arts Council, Hayward Gallery, Bridget Riley: Paintings and Drawings 1951-71, July - September 1971, no. 129.
    Buffalo, British Council, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Bridget Riley: Works 1959-78, September - October 1978, no. 76: this exhibition travalled to Dallas, Museum of Fine Arts, October - November 1978; Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, July - August 1979; Perth, Art Gallery of Western Australia, September - October 1979; and Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art, January - March 1980.
    Edinburgh, Scottish Arts Council, 1980, catalogue not traced.