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    Sale 5132

    Twentieth Century British Art

    6 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 111

    John Banting (1902-1972)

    Composition

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    John Banting (1902-1972)
    Composition
    signed 'J Banting' (lower right)
    pencil, coloured chalks and bodycolour
    12¾ x 18½ in. (32.4 x 47 cm.)


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    The present work is a study in geometrical rhythm rather than a blending of geometrical forms and more organic shapes, a technique which Banting developed extensively in his guitar faces.

    We are grateful to Michel Remy for his assistance in cataloguing the present lot.

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