• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5885

    20th Century British Art

    23 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 130

    John Kirby (b. 1949)

    The Door

    Price Realised  


    John Kirby (b. 1949)
    The Door
    signed, inscribed and dated '"THE DOOR"/J. Kirby Nov '89' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    22 x 16 in. (55.8 x 40.7 cm.)

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    with Flowers East, London, where purchased by the present owner's father.


    Oostende, Belgium, Provinciaal Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Rene Magritte en de Hedendaagse Kunst, 1998, catalogue not traced.