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    Sale 5344

    Christie's Interiors

    15 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 359

    John Craxton, R.A. (British, b.1922)

    Lion drinking

    Price Realised  


    John Craxton, R.A. (British, b.1922)
    Lion drinking
    signed with initial and dated 'C. 70' (lower left)
    linocut and watercolour
    5¾ x 8½ in. (14.6 x 21.6 cm.)
    Executed in 1970.

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    The present work was the outcome of a trip to Kenya by Craxton. The work is one of 200 that were sent as Christmas cards by the Craxton family.

    We are very grateful to John Craxton for his assistance in cataloguing this lot.

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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    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.


    Peter Davies.