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    Sale 12304

    Modern British and Irish Art

    14 July 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 104

    Eliot Hodgkin (1905-1987)

    Red and White Carnations

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    Eliot Hodgkin (1905-1987)
    Red and White Carnations
    signed and dated ‘Eliot/Hodgkin/I4.VIII.68’ (lower left)
    oil on canvas laid on board
    15½ x 6½ in. (39.3 x 16.5 cm.)

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    The present work, Red and White Carnations (in a Glass) and Red and White Carnations (Lying Down), were all commissioned for Christmas cards to benefit the Malcolm Sargent Children's Cancer Fund, in 1968.

    We are very grateful to Mark Hodgkin for his assistance in preparing this catalogue entry and lots 106 and 138. He is currently preparing the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the Artist’s work and would like to hear from owners of any work by the Artist so that these can be included in this comprehensive catalogue. Please write to Mark Hodgkin, c/o Christie's, Modern British Art Department, 85 Old Brompton Road, London, SW7 3LD.

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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.


    Anonymous sale; Christie’s, London, 23 March 1995, lot 12, where purchased by the present owner’s father.