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    Sale 12303

    Modern British & Irish Art

    17 March 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 25

    Edward Wadsworth, A.R.A. (1889-1949)

    Straight from the Tap II

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Edward Wadsworth, A.R.A. (1889-1949)
    Straight from the Tap II
    tempera on paper
    15 ¾ x 11 ½ in. (40 x 29.2 cm.)
    Executed in 1944.


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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

    Commissioned by the Imperial Chemical Industries.
    with Osborne Samuel, London, where purchased by the present owner, October 2002.


    Literature

    J. Black (ed.), Edward Wadsworth: Form, Feeling and Calculation, The Complete Paintings and Drawings, London, 2005, p. 204, no. 428, illustrated.