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    Sale 12303

    Modern British & Irish Art

    17 March 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 145

    Duncan Shanks, R.S.A., R.S.W. (b. 1937)

    Thorn Birds

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Duncan Shanks, R.S.A., R.S.W. (b. 1937)
    Thorn Birds
    signed 'SHANKS' (lower left)
    acrylic, charcoal and coloured chalk on paper
    48 x 60 ½ in. (122 x 153.5 cm.)


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    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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    Provenance

    Purchased by the present owner's family at the 2004 exhibition, and by descent.


    Exhibited

    Edinburgh, The Scottish Gallery, Along an Overgrown Path, May - June 2004, no. 2.