• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 7835

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    12 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 121

    Peter Blake (b. 1932)

    Boy Fairy 6 - Study for 'Once Upon a Time'

    Price Realised  


    Peter Blake (b. 1932)
    Boy Fairy 6 - Study for 'Once Upon a Time'
    signed and dated 'Peter Blake. 84' (lower right)
    oil on canvasboard
    7 x 5in. (17.8 x 12.7cm.)
    Painted in 1984

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    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.
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    Waddington Galleries Ltd., London.
    Nishimura Gallery, Tokyo.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Peter Blake: A Retrospective, exh. cat., London, Tate Liverpool, 2007 (illustrated in colour, p. 121).