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    Sale 5883

    20th Century British Art including The Olga Davenport Collection

    25 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 33

    Francis Davison (1919-1984)

    Pale Green White & Dark Grey

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Francis Davison (1919-1984)
    Pale Green White & Dark Grey
    signed, inscribed and dated ' FRANCIS DAVISON/HL1 (pale Green White & dark Grey) 1983' (on the backboard)
    letter collage
    13 x 15¾ in. (33 x 40 cm.)


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    Francis Davison was the husband of Margaret Mellis and both artists were friends with Olga Davenport.

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    Provenance

    Purchased by Olga Davenport at the 1986 exhibition, 11 June 1986.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Retrospective of Francis Davison, London, Redfern Gallery, May - June 1986, no. 33, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    London, Redfern Gallery, Retrospective of Francis Davison, May - June 1986, no. 33.