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    Sale 5390

    20th Century British Art

    7 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 276

    Patrick Procktor, R.A. (1936-2003)

    Derek Jarman

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    Patrick Procktor, R.A. (1936-2003)
    Derek Jarman
    signed, inscribed and dated 'Oct 26/Derek telling me about Orpheus/P. Procktor' (lower left)
    11 x 8¾ in. (27.9 x 22.2 cm.)
    Executed circa 1965-68.

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    Patrick Procktor lived in Manchester Street, Marylebone, London (in a flat formerly occupied by William Coldstream), where he socialised with Derek Jarman, Francis Bacon, and Cecil Beaton. Several of Beaton's photographs of Procktor are in the National Portrait Gallery; Procktor's own 1967 pen and ink drawing of Joe Orton is also in the Gallery's collection.

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    with Redfern Gallery, London, where purchased by David Wainwright, 30 January 1968.