• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5886

    20th Century British Art

    16 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 124

    Paul Feiler (b. 1918)

    Orbis XXX

    Price Realised  

    Paul Feiler (b. 1918)
    Orbis XXX
    signed, inscribed and dated 'PAUL FEILER/ORBIS XXX 1968' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    6 x 7 in. (15.2 x 17.8 cm.)


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    In Feiler's Orbis canvases of the mid to late 1960's, his pre-occupation with landscape all but disappears and is replaced by a more defined geometry, comprising mainly circles and verticals, which relate to Feiler's interests in astronomy, space travel and exploration.

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