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    Sale 12303

    Modern British & Irish Art

    17 March 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 155

    Frank Avray Wilson (1914-2009)

    Into Orbit

    Price Realised  


    Frank Avray Wilson (1914-2009)
    Into Orbit
    signed and dated 'Avray Wilson 58' (lower left), signed again, inscribed and dated again 'FRANK AVRAY WILSON/"INTO ORBIT"/JULY 1958' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    60 x 36 in. (152.8 x 91.5 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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    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 24 May 1990, lot 744.
    Purchased by the present owner in November 2008.