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    Sale 5132

    Twentieth Century British Art

    6 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 54

    Keith Vaughan (1912-1977)

    Shere Village, Near Newlands Corner, Surrey

    Price Realised  


    Keith Vaughan (1912-1977)
    Shere Village, Near Newlands Corner, Surrey
    oil on canvas
    16 x 20 in. (40.7 x 50.8 cm.)
    Painted circa 1940-1941.

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    The present owner's mother was an ambulance driver in London with the FANYs during the Second World War. She met Vaughan at the Air Raid Protection (ARP) Ambulance Centre at the beginning of the war, and they became close friends. She and Vaughan used to spend their leave days going out on Vaughan's motorbike, and Newlands Corner was one of their favourite spots. It was on one of these trips that Vaughan painted the present work.

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    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner's mother.