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    Sale 7729

    20th Century British Art

    21 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 83

    Graham Sutherland, O.M. (1903-1980)

    Turning Form

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Graham Sutherland, O.M. (1903-1980)
    Turning Form
    signed with initials and dated 'G.S. 48' (lower right)
    black ink, crayon, watercolour and bodycolour
    5¼ x 8 in. (13.4 x 20.3 cm.)


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    Turning Form No.1, a similar but fuller composition in tones of yellow, was sold in these rooms on 17 November 2006, lot 79 (private collection).

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    Provenance

    with Redfern Gallery, London, December 1958.
    with Piccadilly Gallery, London.
    with Caroline Wiseman Modern Art, London.


    Literature

    Modern British Masters, William Boyd on Sutherland, London, 1993, no. 23, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    probably, London, Redfern Gallery, Rodrigo Moynihan, Graham Sutherland, Norman Alexander and Raoul Dufy, April - May 1958, no. 43.