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    Sale 12303

    Modern British & Irish Art

    17 March 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 133

    Alan Lowndes (1921-1979)

    Tight-rope walker

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    Estimate

    Alan Lowndes (1921-1979)
    Tight-rope walker
    signed and dated 'Alan Lowndes 1961' (lower left), inscribed and dated again 'TIGHT-ROPE WALKER/Completed St Ives July 1961' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    24 x 30 in. (61 x 76.2 cm.)


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    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

    Willis Hall.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 23 March 1995, lot 74.
    with The Gallery, Manchester, where purchased by the present owner, January 2006.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Alan Lowndes Paintings 1948-1972, London, Crane Kalman Gallery, 1972, pp. 19 and 37, no. 48, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    London, Crane Kalman Gallery, Alan Lowndes Paintings 1948-1972, September - October 1972, no. 48.