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    Sale 7424

    20th Century British Art

    16 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 112

    Donald Hamilton Fraser (b. 1929)

    Agdistis IV

    Price Realised  


    Donald Hamilton Fraser (b. 1929)
    Agdistis IV
    signed and inscribed 'AGDISTIS IV HAMILTON FRASER' (on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    40 x 40 in. (106 x 106 cm.)
    Painted in 1964.

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    Hamilton Fraser's interest in Greek mythology is explored in a series based on the myth of Agdistis.

    A powerful hermaphroditic daemon representing neither good nor evil, Agdistis was considered to embody all the powers of creation and used these powers to wreak chaos and havoc.

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    with Paul Rosenberg & Co., New York, where purchased by the present owner in 1988.