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    Sale 5962

    The Vincent Ferguson Collection

    8 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 301

    Basil Blackshaw, H.R.H.A. (b. 1932)

    Cherry Blossom

    Price Realised  


    Basil Blackshaw, H.R.H.A. (b. 1932)
    Cherry Blossom
    signed 'Blackshaw' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm.)
    Painted in the 1980s.

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    The present work was illustrated in Baird's Calendar 2002. The 2002 calendar used images of works by Basil Blackshaw.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    "Basil Blackshaw is the embodiment of the true artist in the footsteps of Cézanne and Picasso, never satisfied, never repeating himself, continually striving for the new frontier, with a magical brush on a flat surface" Vincent Ferguson, 20th November 1996.


    Baird's Calendar, 2002.