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    Sale 7424

    20th Century British Art

    16 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 2

    Sir Peter Blake, R.A. (b. 1932)

    Circus Act

    Price Realised  


    Sir Peter Blake, R.A. (b. 1932)
    Circus Act
    collage and mixed media on paper laid on board
    8¾ x 5¼ in. (22.2 x 13.3 cm.)

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    The present work forms part of a series of collages from circa 1957 known as Circus Act works. For more information on this series, please see the catalogue note to lot 4.

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    A gift from the artist to the present owner, a fellow student at The Royal College of Art, in 1958.

    Pre-Lot Text