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    Sale 12303

    Modern British & Irish Art

    17 March 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 22

    Michael Ayrton (1921-1975)

    Daedalus at Cumae

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    Estimate

    Michael Ayrton (1921-1975)
    Daedalus at Cumae
    bronze with a dark brown patina
    21 ¼ in. (54 cm.) high
    Conceived in 1961 and cast in an edition of six.


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    Special Notice

    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.


    Provenance

    with Bruton Gallery, Somerset, where purchased by the present owner's father, January 1977.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE ENGLISH COLLECTOR


    Literature

    C.P. Snow, Michael Ayrton Drawings and Sculpture, London, 1962, pl. 116, another cast illustrated.
    P. Cannon-Brookes, Michael Ayrton, an Illustrated Commentary, Birmingham, 1978, p. 89, no. 154, another cast illustrated.