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    Sale 5390

    20th Century British Art

    7 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 129

    John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)

    Study Design for the Gas Board Mural

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)
    Study Design for the Gas Board Mural
    oil on paper
    6¼ x 8½ in. (15.9 x 21.6 cm.)
    Painted circa 1962.


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    This work is a design for the mural in fibreglass commissioned by the North Thames Gas Board in 1962. Peter Manzarou built the fibreglass mural following Piper's designs.

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    Provenance

    Peter Manzarou Collection.