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    Sale 5962

    The Vincent Ferguson Collection

    8 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 248

    Brian Maguire (b. 1951)

    Lovers with Eros

    Price Realised  


    Brian Maguire (b. 1951)
    Lovers with Eros
    signed and dated 'B. Maguire 84' (lower left), and signed again, inscribed and dated 'IN PRAISE OF SEX/(with Sheila M'Gig)/B Maguire/7/84' (on the reverse)
    acrylic on canvas, unframed
    63 x 48½ in. (160 x 121.9 cm.)

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    with Hendriks Gallery, Dublin, where purchased by Vincent Ferguson, 1984.