• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5886

    20th Century British Art

    16 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 38

    John Thompson (B. 1924)

    Flowers in a White Vase

    Price Realised  


    John Thompson (B. 1924)
    Flowers in a White Vase
    signed 'John Thompson' (lower centre) and with monogram (lower right)
    watercolour, bodycolour, ink and silver marker
    19¼ x 15¼ in. (48.9 x 38.8 cm.)

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    This is one of the paintings that hung in John Thompson's Studio. John Thompson remarked about this work, 'It used to brighten up my day' (private correspondence).

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    with the Catto Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner, 15 September 2006.