• The Sunday Sale - Property fro auction at Christies

    Sale 5974

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Academy of Medical Sciences, removed from 41 Portland Place, W1 and The Robert Harling Collection

    13 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 169

    EDWARD BAWDEN, R.A. (BRITISH, 1903-1989)

    Price Realised  


    EDWARD BAWDEN, R.A. (BRITISH, 1903-1989)
    The High Street, Great Bardfield, Essex
    signed and dated 'Edward Bawden/1933' (lower right), inscribed 'with little here to do or see (lower left, under the mount) and inscribed again 'of things that in the great world be/Wordsworth/For .../Wordsworth XLIV/What awful perspective! while from our/sight/With gradual stealth the lateral windows/hide - not the thing it is/In verity, an independent world/Created out of pure intelligence' (on the reverse)
    pencil and watercolour on paper laid down on card
    11¾ x 23 in. (29.7 x 58.5 cm.)

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