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    Sale 5883

    20th Century British Art including The Olga Davenport Collection

    25 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 105

    David Carr (1915-1968)

    Dough Mixer

    Price Realised  

    David Carr (1915-1968)
    Dough Mixer
    signed 'David Carr' (lower right), signed again and inscribed 'DAVID CARR/LEVERETIS/WALBERSWICK/SOUTH WOLD' (on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas, unframed
    30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)


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    Carr's father was chairman of the family-run biscuit factory in Bermondsey, South London. Carr worked at this factory briefly before reading history at Oxford, but the factory featured frequently in his work. He would visit regularly recording his observations and transferring them to canvas.

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