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    Sale 5132

    Twentieth Century British Art

    6 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 65

    Ruskin Spear, R.A. (1911-1990)

    Old Man on Couch

    Price Realised  

    Ruskin Spear, R.A. (1911-1990)
    Old Man on Couch
    signed, inscribed and dated 'RUSKIN SPEAR/20 RIVERCOURT RD/HAMMERSMITH. W6/STUDY OF AN OLD MAN' (on a label attached to the backboard)
    pencil, charcoal and coloured chalks
    10 x 13 in. (25.4 x 33 cm.)
    Executed circa 1932.


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    Provenance

    Lady Gwendolen Herbert.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the sitter is Sir Alan Patrick Herbert, the present owner's grandfather.


    Exhibited

    London, Royal Academy, Ruskin Spear: A Retrospective Exhibition, March - April 1980, catalogue not traced.