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    Sale 7595

    20th Century British Art

    6 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 21

    John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)

    Cotterstock Church

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)
    Cotterstock Church
    signed 'John Piper' (lower left)
    ink, pastel, watercolour and bodycolour
    29½ x 39 in. (75 x 99 cm.)
    Executed in 1968.


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    The present work is a view of St Andrews Church in the Nene Valley village of Cotterstock, near Oundle, Northamptonshire.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the work is signed and inscribed 'This is to certify that the big watercolour of Cotterstock Church is by me, John Piper. 29 9 68' (on a card attached to the backboard), and not as indicated in the catalogue.

    Please note that the work was executed in the 1940s.