• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5529

    20th Century British Art

    31 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 34

    Austin Osman Spare (1888-1956)

    The Mad Prophet

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Austin Osman Spare (1888-1956)
    The Mad Prophet
    signed 'AUSTIN O SPARE' (lower left) and dated '1906' (lower right)
    pen, ink and gold paint
    15 x 11 in. (38.1 x 27.9 cm.)


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    Pickford Waller was Spare's major patron.

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    Provenance

    Miss Sybil Waller, daughter of Pickford Waller.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 12 November 1965, lot 57.