• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5529

    20th Century British Art

    31 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 107

    Craigie Aitchison, R.A. (1926-2009)

    Beddington Terrier

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Craigie Aitchison, R.A. (1926-2009)
    Beddington Terrier
    pencil
    9½ x 12 in. (24.2 x 30.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1979.


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    Aitchison gave this work to Barbara Brownfield whose pen name was 'Barbara Handbag'. The work depicts a handbag in the form of a Beddington Terrier and was drawn for an article on handbags in David Litchfield's Ritz Magazine.

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    Provenance

    Barbara Brownfield, by whom gifted to the present owner.